Sphyraenidae


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monotypic family of large active fishes of tropical and subtropical waters: barracuda

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Batrachoidiformes, Beloniformes, Elopiformes and Aulopiformes and the families Atherinopsidae, Gobiidae, Pomatomidae, Scombridae, Sphyraenidae and Uranoscopidae, which were represented by a small number of species in the present study.
Number of Family Common name species Opistognathidae jawfishes 1 Priacanthidae bigeyes 2 Holocentridae squirrelfishes 1 Pomacanthidae angelfishes 5 Balistidae triggerfishes 3 Pomacentridae damselfishes 5 Labridae wrasses 7 Serranidae sea basses and groupers 23 Chaetodontidae butterflyfishes 3 Malacanthidae tilefishes 2 Sparidae porgies 6 Acanthuridae surgeonfishes 3 Haemulidae grunts 4 Lutjanidae snappers 7 Scaridae parrotfishes 4 Tetraodontidae puffers 2 Mullidae goatfishes 2 Muraenidae morays 2 Carangidae jacks 6 Sphyraenidae barracudas 1 Scombridae mackerels 1 Mean Mean Probability duration number of of being Family (s) individuals seen in video Opistognathidae 504 22 1.
La especie Sphyraena barracuda Walbaum 1792 se registra en el Mioceno Medio de la Formacion Gatun en Panama (Gillette, 1984) y el Mioceno Superior--Plioceno Inferior de Costa Rica en la Formacion Uscari (Laurito, 1999), donde tambien, se describen otros especimenes asociados de Sphyraenidae indeterminado cuyas coronas recuerdan al morfotipo 2 de la presente localidad y a la especie Sphyraena senni de la Formacion Oceanique del Mioceno de la Isla de Barbados.
1984) Fishing Area Family Atlantic Ocean Hemiramphidae Hemiramphidae Belonidae Excoetidae Balistidae Carangidae Clupeidae Hemiramphidae Kyphosidae Labridae Florida Bay Hemiramphidae Hemiramphidae Belonidae Clupeidae Sparidae Belonidae Hemiramphidae Carangidae Gerreidae Haemulidae Ostraciidae Sphyraenidae Tetradontidae Fishing area Common name Atlantic Ocean Ballyhoo Balao Needlefishes Flyingfishes Leatherjackets Jacks Herrings Smallwing flyingfish Sea chubs Wrasses Florida Bay Ballyhoo Silverstripe halfbreak Herrings Porgies Needlefishes Hardhead halfbreak Jacks Mojarras Grunts Boxfishes Barracudas Puffers Fishing area Frequency n Percentage Atlantic Ocean 185 15,280 70.
Discusion: este morfotipo recuerda a la familia Sphyraenidae por la presencia del talon lateral de contorno circular, pero no se puede concluir que se trate de esta familia por cuanto la corona no es bifacial y carecer de filos de corte.