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Synodus jaculum Russell
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
jaculum (neuter noun in apposition) from the Latin word for javelin, in reference to the peculiar behavior of this species of launching itself off the bottom and swimming in midwater for prolonged periods.
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