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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y Dentex fossilis, y las familias Sphyraenidae, Tetraodontidae, Scaridae, Acanthuridae y Labridae, destacando las especies Balistes sp., Acanthurus sp., Pacuarescarus kussmauli; Labrodon pavimentatum y Trigonodon jugleri registradas por primera vez en America Central y el Caribe.
Cynoscion striatus Isopisthus parvipinnis 8 135.3 0.049 Larimus breviceps 7 237.2 0.023 Macrodon atricauda Menticirrhus americanus 1 38.1 0.002 Menticirrhus littoralis 5 242.7 0.054 Micropogonias furnieri 32 1286.9 0.769 Paralonchunis 1 108.2 0.004 brasiliensis Pogonias cromis Slellifer rastrifer 176 9085.5 5.561 Slellifer slellifer 1 95.6 0.004 Umbrina coroides Scombridae Scomberomoms 2 104.0 0.005 brasiliensis Serranidae Diplectrum radiale 8 140.3 0.050 Rypticus randalli Sparidae Archosargus 11 1408.7 0.494 rhomboidalis Diplodus argenteus Sphyraenidae Sphyraena guachancho 8 91.6 0.020 Sphyraena sp.
Unidentified mullet Sphyraenidae, Barracudas 128 Sphyraena barracuda Great barracuda 129 Sphyraena picudilla Southern sennet Acanthuridae, Surgeonfishes 130 Acanthurus bahianus Ocean surgeon 131 Acanthurus chirurgus Doctorfish 132 Acanthurus coeruleus Blue tang Scombridae, Mackerels/Tunas 133 Acanthocybium solandri Wahoo 134 Euthynnus alletteratus Little tunny 135 Katsuwonus pelamis Skipjack tuna 136 Sarda sarda Atlantic bonito 137 Scomberomorus cavalla King mackerel 138 Scomberomorus maculatus Spanish mackerel 139 Scomberomorus regalis Cero mackerel 140 Thunnus albacares Yellowfin tuna 141 Thunnus atlanticus Blackfin tuna 142 Thunnus obesus Bigeye tuna 143 Thunnus spp.
226.50 0.10 Carangidae 2399.80 1.04 Caranx caballus 1988.50 0.86 Caranx hippos 769.00 0.33 Chloroscombrus orqueta 54.20 0.02 Decapterus muroadsi 14460.00 6.26 Naucrates ductor 68.00 0.03 Trachinotus rhodopus 6.50 < 0.01 Selar crumenophthalmus 5017.00 2.17 Coryphaenidae Coryphaena hippurus 185.00 0.08 Mugilidae Mugil curema 700.00 0.30 Sphyraenidae Sphyraena ensis 680.00 0.29 Scombridae Auxis spp.
Peces oseos comerciales del Parque Gorgona, Pacifico colombiano (Osteichthyes: Muraenesocidae, Hemiramphidae, Belonidae, Scorpaenidae, Triglidae, Malacanthidae, Gerreidae, Sparidae, Kyphosidae, Sphyraenidae e Istiophoridae).
-- 3.22 4.45 Sphyraenidae Sphyraeaa barracuda -- -- -- Bothidae Cyclopsetta fimbriata -- -- -- Undetermined -- -- 0.14 Balistidae Balistes capriscus -- -- -- Monacanthidae Aluterus moreoceros -- -- -- Stephanolepis hispides -- -- -- Monacanthus spp.
1 (31) Pomacentridae Abudefduf saxatilis 45 (16-29) 2 (18-19) 4 (16-20) Sphyraenidae Sphyraena barracuda Sphyraena borealis * 1 (31) Gempylidae Gempylus serpens Scombridae Auxis thazard * 2 (62-86) Katsuwonus pelamis Scomber colias Scomber scombrus Istiophoridae Istiophorus platypterus * 4 (22-41) 4 (32-118) Makaira nigricans Nomeidae Psenes cyanophrys 5 (35-52) Balistidae Balistes capriscus 345 (10-74) 19 (12-113) 37 (11-63) Canthidermis maculata 17 (11-24) 2 (14-22) Canthidermis sufflamen 26 (11-18) 1 (45) Xanthichthys ringens 1 (21) 1 (65) Unidentified 2 (N/A) Monacanthidae Aluterus heudelotii 69 (25-70) 1 (50) 4 (31-44) Aluterus monoceros 34 (33-151) 6 (53-95) Aluterus schoepfii 21 (18-69) Aluterus scriptus 42 (20-113) 5 (36-122) Aluterus sp.