Barracuda

School of Barracuda at Moalboal, Phililppines
Barracuda
Credit: Kevin Michael Gacad
Barracuda
Barracuda
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Barracuda
Barracuda
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Barracuda
Barracuda
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Barracuda Sphyraena
Description

There are 28 species of Barracuda (Sphyraena) and all are predators that often swim in large groups. They have lots of sharp teeth and they rely on quick bursts of speed to catch prey.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Sphyraenidae (Sphyraenidae)
Genus: Sphyraena (Sphyraena)
Species: Sphyraena
Size
Average Size: 50 centimetres - 1.6 metres

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