Sphyraenidae


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Related to Sphyraenidae: Scombridae
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Noun1.Sphyraenidae - monotypic family of large active fishes of tropical and subtropical waters: barracuda
fish family - any of various families of fish
Mugiloidea, suborder Mugiloidea - fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins: families Mugilidae; Atherinidae; Sphyraenidae
genus Sphyraena, Sphyraena - type and sole genus of the Sphyraenidae: barracuda
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2 8 -- - Scaridae Sparisoma cretense 4 15 -- - Sphyraenidae Sphyraena viridensis 1 4 -- - Freshwater fish Cichlidae Oreochromis mossambicus 1 4 -- - Cyprinidae Carassius auratus -- -- 7 9.
Common name Family Albacora Scombridae Arioco Lutjanidae Badejo Serranidae Bagre Ariidae Barbudo - Barracuda Sphyraenidae Boca torta Sciaenidae Cacao Ginglimostomatidae - Carcharhinidae - Carcharhinus - Carcharhinus Caconete - Camarao Penaeidae - - Carioco Scombridae Cavala Lutjanidae Cioba Sciaenidae Corvina Lutjanidae Dentao Coryphaenidae Dourado Gracaim Gracaim Lutjanidae Guaiuba Guaricema Guaricema Palinuridae Lagosta Serranidae Mero Carangidae Olho de Boi Sciaenidae Pescada - Raia Centropomidae Robalo - Sororo Lutjanidae Vermelho Table 2.
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.
Another important family in this category is the Sphyraenidae, represented by the barracudas (Sphyraena), medium-sized predators that basically eat small fish and squid.