barracuda

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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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Annually, thousands of pounds of barracuda are currently being harvested during the spring and summer, as they congregate to spawn.
It is time to give the barracuda the gamefish status that it deserves.