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barracuda

 
any of various carnivorous marine fish of the genus Sphaerena, found in tropical waters; they are often eaten by humans but sometimes contain ciguatoxin and can cause ciguatera.
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Distribucion paleobiogeografica: el genero Sphyraena se ha registrado en numerosas localidades de Europa y Norte America (Laurito, 1999), en el Caribe se registra en el Terciario de Cuba (Diaz-Franco & Rojas-Consuegra, 2009); en el Oligoceno Superior-Mioceno Inferior de las Formaciones Castillo, Cantaure, San Lorenzo y Mioceno Superior--Plioceno Inferior de la Formacion Codore todas en Venezuela (Aguilera, 2010; Aguilera & Lundberg, 2010); en el Mioceno de la Formacion de Tamana en la Isla de Trinidad y la Formacion Oceanique de la Isla de Barbados (Casier, 1958); en el Plioceno de la Republica Dominicana en la Formacion Gurabo (Nolf & Stringer, 1992) y Jamaica en la Formacion Borden (Stringer, 1998).
alletteratus Sarda, Scomberomorus, Thunnus, Caligulus mutabilis Acanthocybium Euthynnus, Sarda, Scomberomorus, Thunnus Caligulus pelamydis Acanthocybium Euthynnus, Sarda, Scomberomorus, Thunnus Caligulus productus Acanthocybium, Euthynnus, Sarda, Scomberomorus, Thunnus Euryphorus Coryphaena hippurus nordmanni Leptophtherius curtus Mycteroperca bonaci Lepophtheirus Mycteropercn bonaci dissimulatus Midias lobotes Sphyraena barracuda Ergasilus sieboldi Eugerress plumieri Lernaeolopus striatus Caranx hippos Cardiodectes rubosus Harengula clupeola Collipravus parvus Jenkinsia lamprotaenia Cirripedia Balanus sp.
Range extension of three Lessepsian migrant fish (Fistularia commersonii, Sphyraena flavicauda, Lagocephalus suezensis) in the Mediterranean Sea.
Las especies que componen la fauna de acompanamiento en la capturada incidental son principalmente cinco: Sphyraena barracuda con el 31.
On the other hand, sardines are exposed to the press of diverse predators represented by large pelagic species, such as the longtail tuna, Thunnus tonggol; sawtooth barracuda, Sphyraena putnamae; kingfish, Scomberomonis commerson; queenfish, Scomberoides commersonnianus; Indo-Pacific sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus; and some other species.
Out of a total of 73 species that were analyzed, eight species, namely Chilomycterus spinosus, Nebris microps, Ogcocephalus vespertilio, Rypticus randalli, Sphoeroides greeleyi, Sphyraena guachancho, Stellifer sp.
of Linton, 1905 from Anguilla rostrata, Cynoscion regalis, Hemitripterus americanus, Merluccinus bilinearis, Menidia notata, Menticirrhus saxatilis, Opsanus tau, Paralichthys dentatus, Merlinus carolinus, Sphyraena borealis and Synodus foetens; T.
Biologia, ecologia y pesqueria de la Barracuda Sphyraena Barracuda (Walbaum 1972) (Pisces: Perciformes:Sphyraenidae) en la Isla de San Andres y los Cayos Bolivar y Albuquerque, Caribe Colombiano.
238 111 238 161 Semicossyphus pulcher 135 397 24 89 Caulolatilus princeps 75 54 262 47 Paralabrax clathratus 6 102 92 65 Paralichthys californicus 32 12 49 54 Seriola lalandi 31 74 6 Sphyraena argentea 12 6 18 Cheilotrema saturnum 0 0 21 Paralabrax nebulifer 0 0 18 Cynoscion parvipinnis 3 2 12 Ophiodon elongatus 5 0 3 8 Atractoscion nobilis 12 0 2 1 Girella nigricans 1 4 3 0 Stereolepis gigas 1 0 1 Scorpaena guttata 1 0 0 Coryphaena hippurus 1 0 0 0 Caranx hippos 1 0 0 Total 505 729 755 501 Species Subtotal % Rel % Cum Sebastes sp.
shark 91 9 Carcharhinus perezii, Caribbean reef shark 19 81 Sphyrna tiburo, bonnethead 56 44 Squalus acanthias, spiny dogfish 0 100 Total percentage Selachimorpha 45 30 Serranidae: (n = 307) Epinephelus morio, red grouper 81 19 Epinephelus itajara, goliath grouper 91 9 Mycteroperca microlepis, gag 54 46 Mycteroperca bonaci, black grouper 50 21 Epinephelus niveatus, snowy grouper T 100 Total percentage Serranidae 74 23 Anguilliformes: (n = 282) Ophichthus rex, king snake eel 100 0 Congridae, conger eels 97 3 Total percentage Anguilliformes 94 5 Other Osteichthyes: (n = 275) Sciaenops ocellatus, red drum 90 4 Sphyraena barracuda, great barracuda 41 41 Rachycentron canadum, cobia 37 53 Echeneis sp.