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Related to Sphyraena: barracuda
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Noun1.Sphyraena - type and sole genus of the Sphyraenidae: barracudaSphyraena - type and sole genus of the Sphyraenidae: barracuda
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Sphyraenidae, Sphyraenidae - monotypic family of large active fishes of tropical and subtropical waters: barracuda
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Ram feeding involves the predator overtaking its prey by swimming faster than the prey can escape, and is usually associated with fish that have fast jaws and sharp teeth, such as the great barracuda Sphyraena barracuda (Habegger, Motta, Huber, & Deban, 2011).
Markets had recently been found in Kansas, Texas, Missouri, and other states west of the Mississippi River for fresh ocean fish (such as California barracuda, Sphyraena argentea; California halibut, Paralichthys californiens; and rockfish, Sebastes spp.
The great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda, is found in the western Atlantic Ocean from Massachusetts to Brazil, but is particularly abundant off South Florida.
The antioxidative activities of Sphyraena barracuda (seela) and Lepturacanthus savala (ribbon fish) have not been reported yet.
Hallazgo de Bucephalus margaritae Ozaki e Ishibashi, 1934 (Trematoda: Bucephalidae) en ejemplares de Sphyraena picudilla Poey, 1860 (Sphyraenidae) capturados en la Bahia de Mochima, estado Sucre, Venezuela.
Alu-alu Obtuse barracuda Sphyraena 7,291 abtusata Demersal 15.
Fly-fishermen enjoy success on Sphyraena argentea because it swims close to the surface, within striking distance of their large, slow-sinking flies - a misnomer, really, because the patterns imitate anchovies, sardines and other baitfish, not insects.