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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First, it aims to promote the preservation of barracuda, an iconic sportfish in South Florida.
Scoring relies exclusively on photos of permit, bonefish and barracuda, with the emphasis on minimal handling.
Great barracuda, familiar to anglers throughout coastal Florida, are built for vicious, lightning-fast attacks.
For a period, beginning in the late 1970s, sale of barracuda was prohibited in Florida.
Is the barracuda not worthy of gamefish status, or at least some form of established recreational and commercial limits?