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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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Pitangola, arabaiana chata Seriola rivoliana Barracuda, bicuda Sphyraena barracuda Especies nao identificadas Marine fishes nei (3) Bonito Euthynnus alletteratus Pargo olho amarelo, pargo Lutjanus vivanus Cavala branca, cavala Scomberomorus cavalla Serra Scomberomorus brasiliensis Arabaiana Seriola spp.
The fresh fishes of the species Lepturacanthus savala and (Sphyraena barracuda) were obtained from the coast of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and authenticated.
In a past study, 6 fish species from the Kenyan Indian Ocean coast that included parrotfish (Callyodon gutatus), rabbitfish (Siganus oramin), scavengerfish (Lethrinus nebulosus), skipjack tuna(Euthynnus pelamis), barracuda (Sphyraena japonica) and little mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) were screened for potential scombrotoxicity [29].
Parrotfish B HAN-215 Sphyraena forsteri Bigeye Barracuda B HAN-216 Sphyraena forsteri Bigeye Barracuda B HAN-217 Sphyraena forsteri Bigeye Barracuda B HAN-218 Diodon hystrix Porcupine fish B HAN-301 Globicephala sp.
), Barracuda (Sphyraena jello) and Red Mullet (Papenacus indicus).
In addition, a single study has documented the presence of OA in a higher trophic animal, the carnivorous barracuda Sphyraena barracuda (Gamboa et al., 1992).
Sphyraena barracuda (barracuda / great barracuda): alcanza los 2 m de longitud total, posee unos caninos muy fuertes y en ciertos casos puede llegar a atacar al hombre.
Como resultado del proceso, se determino que las cinco especies comerciales de mayor extraccion en terminos de cantidad de individuos corresponden a: Lutjanus synagris (chino), Haemulon plumieri (ronco), Ocyurus chrysurus (Saltona), Caranx crysos (cojinua) y Caranx latus (jurel), Entre tanto, las cinco especies de mayor extraccion en terminos de peso son: Ocyurus chrysurus, Caranx latus, Sphyraena barracuda (picuda), Scomberomorus cavalla (carito) y Caranx crysos.
Nombre Familia Genero Especie vulgar Lutjanidae Lutjanus Lutjanus synagris Pargo chino Carangidae Caranx Caranx hippos Jurel Caranx crysos Cojinua Chloroscombrus Chloroscombrus chrysurus Casabito Trachinotus Trachinotus falcatus Pampano Selene Selene vomer Jorobado Scombridae Euthinnus Euthinnus alletteratus Bonito Scomberomorus Scomberomorus maculatus Sierra Megalopidae Tarpon Tarpon atlanticus Sabalo Centropomidae Centropomus Centropomus undecimales Robalo Rachycentridae Rachycentron Rachycentron canadum Bacalao Sphyraenidae Sphyraena Sphyraena guachancho Juancho Ariidae Bagre Bagre marinus Barbudo pluma Bagre bagre Barbudo blanco Cathorops Cathorops sp.
Identification of slow and fast-acting toxins in a highly ciguatoxic barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) by HPLC/MS and radiolabelled ligand binding.