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Barracuda ( sphyraena sphyraena) Records

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BARRACUDA, EUROPEAN / SPHYRAENA SPHYRAENA
4 8 3.63 8.0 Horta Azores 210899 J. Prowse
6 12 4.00 8.13 Azores 060783 D. Ronning
8 16 2.50 5.8 Corse France 120603 P. Sebile
10 20 5.60 12.6 Funchal Madeira 110685 R. Bischoff
15 30 2.00 4.7 Corse France 170902 C. Rossi
AT AT 7.00 15.7 Azores 81 M. Van Uden

The barracuda (Sphyraenus, family Sphyraenidae) is a ray-finned fish notable for its large size (up to 1.8 m or 5 ft) and fearsome appearance. The one genus of the family includes about 25 known species.

The barracuda body is elongated, with the lower jaw of the large mouth jutting out, and displaying prominent fang-shaped teeth. The two dorsal fins are widely separated, with the first having five spines and the second one spine and nine soft rays. The lateral line is prominent.

 

Barracuda ( sphyraena sphyraena)They are caught as food and game fish.

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