Gallery description : barracuda

The life span is 10 - 15 years. Barracuda which scientific name is sphyraena usually grows 0.5m - 2m (20in - 79in). Barracuda inhabits coastal lagoons and coral reefs. It has a smooth skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore.

Facts about barracudas
NameBarracuda
OrderPerciformes
Skin TypeSmooth
FamilySphyraenidae
PhylumChordata
HabitatCoastal lagoons and coral reefs
Size (L)0.5m - 2m (20in - 79in)
Common NameBarracuda
ColourGrey, blue, black, brown
OriginOceans worldwide
PredatorsSharks, humans, killer whales
Average Clutch Size1,000
Water TypeSalt
Scientific NameSphyraena
ClassActinopterygii
Conservation StatusLeast concern
KingdomAnimalia
Life Span10 - 15 years
Main PreyFish, plankton, invertebrates
DietCarnivore
Distinctive FeaturesLarge body size and powerful jaws
GenusSphyraena
Optimum pH Level5 - 7
Image Details
Description Barracuda. Description 1967 Barracuda fastback yellow.jpg
Width 2338 pixels
Heigh 1529 pixels
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