Johann Julius Walbaum first described Sphyraena barracuda in 1792. The genus Sphyraena is Latin meaning a pike-like fish. Occurring worldwide in near shore tropical and subtropical seas, the great barracuda is common in the...
The great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) also known as the giant barracuda,
is a species of barracuda found in subtropical oceans around the world. It often ...
Great barracuda, barracuda, barra, Commerson's sea pike, and short barracuda
are common English language names. Other names include alu (Carolinian), ...
Find out what's known about Great Barracudas, Sphyraena barracuda,
Actinopterygii, Perciformes, Sphyraenidae, including their world range and
Its silver body with occasional black spots camouflages perfectly with just about everything, and it is common to find Great Barracuda
hunting both along the surface of the water and over the reef.
However, they are attracted to shiny, reflective objects that mimic th... More »
Sphyraena barracuda, commonly known as great barracuda, inhabit nearly all
warm seas (Blaber 1997). They are found in the tropical regions of the ...
Found across the globe in tropical seas, except the east Pacific, the great
barracuda is typical of the approximately 20 species of barracuda. It may be ...
Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and east coast of Africa to Hawaii and the Marquesas and
Tuamoto islands. Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and ...
(Sphyraena barracuda). Lean, fast and powerful, great barracudas sometimes
team up to herd a school of fish into shallow water and trap them. Once their last
May 6, 2009 ... Sphyraena barracuda Edwards in Catesby 1771. Common Names: Barracuda
Great barracuda. Picúa (Spanish). Synonomy: Esox barracuda ...