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Sphyraena barracuda (Striped seapike; Short barracuda; Great barracuda; Great barra cuda; Commerson's sea pike; Barracuda; Barra)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) also known as the giant barracuda, is a common species of barracuda found in subtropical oceans around the world. It is a type of ray-finned fish.
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Attributes

Maximum Longevity [3]  14 years
Water Biome [1]  Reef, Coastal
Adult Weight [2]  52.911 lbs (24.00 kg)
Female Maturity [3]  4 years
Male Maturity [2]  2 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Cuba - Cayman Islands Cayman Islands, Cuba Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coastal Rivers    
Florida Peninsula United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Coastal Rivers    
Windward & Leeward Islands Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coastal Rivers    
Yucatan Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coastal Rivers    

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Predators

Consumers

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Florida Aquarium
John G. Shedd Aquarium

Distribution

Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Arabian Sea; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Bay of Bengal; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Calamianes Islands; Calauag Bay; Cambodia; Canary Current; Caribbean Sea; Carigara Bay; Cayman Islands; Celestún Biosphere Reserve; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Colombia; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; Egypt; Fiji Islands; French Guiana; Gabon; Great Barrier Reef; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guam; Guatemala; Gulf of Aden; Gulf of Aqaba; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Hawaii (USA); Honduras; Hong Kong; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and east coast of Africa to Hawaii and the Marquesan and Tuamoto islands. Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and throughout the Caribbean Sea to Brazil (Ref. 9626). Eastern Atlantic: Sierra Leone, Côte d'Ivoire, Tog; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and east coast of Africa to Hawaii and the Marquesan and Tuamoto islands. Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and throughout the Caribbean Sea to Brazil (Ref. 9626). Eastern Atlantic: Sierra Leone, Côte d'Ivoire, Togo, Nigeria, Senegal (Ref. 6949), Mauritania (Ref. 5377), St. Paul's Rocks (Ref. 13121), and São Tomé Island (Ref. 34088).; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kenya; Kimbe Bay; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Madagascar; Madeira Islands; Malaysia; Maldives; Marquesas Islands; Marshall Islands; Martinique; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Montserrat; Mozambique; Myanmar; New Caledonia; Nicaragua; Niue; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Brazil Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Ormoc Bay; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Pagbilao Bay; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Puerto Rico; Ragay Gulf; Red Sea; Réunion; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Paul's Rocks; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Samar Sea; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; San Pedro Bay; Sao Tomé and Principe; Sargasso Sea; Seychelles; Shiliao River; Sikao Creek; Sogod Bay; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Suriname; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Thailand; Tonga; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Turks and Caicos Is.; Tuvalu; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Vanuatu; Venezuela; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands (UK); Wake Island; Yellow Sea; Yemen;

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3Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
4Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
5Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
6Predators of Tuna Baitfish and the Effects of Baitfishing on the Subsistence Reef Fisheries of Fiji, S.J.M. Blaber, D.A. Milton, N.J.F. Rawlinson and A. Sesewa, Tuna Baitfish in Fiji and Solomon Islands: proceedings of a workshop, Suva, Fiji, 17-18 August 1993. ACIAR Proceedings No. 52. p. 51-61
7Diet of the fishing bat Noctilio leporinus (Linnaeus) (Mammalia, Chiroptera) in a mangrove area of southern Brazil, Marcelo O. Bordignon, Rev. Bras. Zool. [online]. 2006, vol.23, n.1, pp. 256-260
8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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