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Definition of S sphyraena

S sphyraena
Barracuda Bar`ra*cu"da, n. [Native name.] Any of several voracious pikelike marine fishes allied to the gray mullets, constituting the genus Sphyr[ae]na and family Sphyr[ae]nid[ae]. The great barracuda (S. barracuda) of the West Indies, Florida, etc., is often six feet or more long, and as dangerous as a shark. In Cuba its flesh is reputed to be poisonous. S. Argentea of the Pacific coast and S. sphyr[ae]na of Europe are smaller species, and are used as food.

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- Sphyraena sphyraena, also known as the European barracuda or Mediterranean barracuda, is a ray-finned predatory fish of the Mediterranean basin and the...
- and ferocious behaviour. The barracuda is a sal****er fish of the genus Sphyraena, the only genus in the family Sphyraenidae which was named by Constantine...
- Mediterranean Sea. It is often confused with the European barracuda Sphyraena sphyraena. Sphyraena viridensis has a long, fusiform body with a long, streamlined...
- The great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda), also known as the giant barracuda, is a common species of barracuda: large, predatory ray-finned fish found...
- Sharpfin barracuda (Sphyraena acutipinnis) is a schooling species of barracuda that inhabits lagoons, bays and seaward reefs. It is nocturnally active...
- Sphyraena argentea (also known as Pacific barracuda, California barracuda, and silver barracuda) is a predatory fish found in the northeast Pacific Ocean...
- The yellowtail barracuda (Sphyraena flavicauda) is one of the smaller species of barracuda of the family Sphyraenidae, which occurs in Indo-West Pacific...
- Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena genie) is a species of barracuda found in parts of Indo-Pacific and Western Pacific. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds...
- Sphyraena chrysotaenia, the yellowstripe barracuda, is a species of predatory, ray finned fish from the family Sphyraenidae which is found in the Indo-West...
- pike, sea pike, snook, or shortfin barracuda, Sphyraena novaehollandiae, is a barracuda of the genus Sphyraena which occurs in the south-western Pacific Ocean...
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