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Sphyraena borealis

(Northern barracuda)

Overview

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Family : Barracudas ;

Common Names

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Common Names in Chinese:

北魣

Common Names in Danish:

Nordatlantisk Barracuda

Common Names in English:

Barracuda, Northern barracuda, Northern sennet

Common Names in Mandarin Chinese:

北魣

Common Names in Portuguese:

Bicuda

Common Names in Spanish:

Picudilla

Description

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Habitat

Typically found in water with a depth of 0 to -4,699 meters (0 to -15,417 feet).[1]

Biome: Marine .

Taxonomy

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Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

First described: Dekay Fauna , New York, Rept., 1842.

Last scrutiny: Data last modified by FishBase 26-Aug-1994

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Sphyraena

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 28 species and subspecies in this genus:

S. acus (California Needelefish) · S. acutipinnis (Pointed Finned Sea Pike) · S. afra (Guinean Barracuda) · S. argentea (Pacific Barracuda (FB)) · S. barracuda (Commerson's Sea Pike) · S. borealis (Northern Barracuda) · S. chrysotaenia (Green-And-Gold Barracuda) · S. ensis (Mexican Barracuda (FB)) · S. flavicauda (Yellowstripe Barracuda) · S. forsteri (Forster´s Sea-Pike) · S. genie (Guachanche Barracuda) · S. guachancho (Barracuda) · S. guaguancho (Guachanche Barracuda) · S. helleri (Heller's Barracuda) · S. hupferi (Indo-Malaysian Barracuda) · S. idiastes (Pelican Barracuda (FB)) · S. japonica (Japanese Barracuda) · S. jello (Banded Barracuda) · S. lucasana (Lucas Barracuda (FB)) · S. novaehollandiae (Arrow Barracuda) · S. obtusata (Blunt Barracuda) · S. picuda (William's Barracuda) · S. picudilla (Little Barracuda) · S. pinguis (Brown Barracuda) · S. putnamae (William´s Barracuda) · S. qenie (Blackfin Barracuda) · S. sphyraena (Mediterranean Barracuda) · S. viridensis (Yellowmouth Barracuda)

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 01, 2008:

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Footnotes

  1. Mean = 925.330 meters (3,035.860 feet), Standard Deviation = 2,254.720 based on 43 observations. Ocean depth information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-22