great barracuda


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large (up to 6 ft) greyish-brown barracuda highly regarded as a food and sport fish

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And yet, commercial landings data reveal great barracuda is indeed being taken--and sold--in volumes approaching those of mutton snapper, cobia and other fish.
The great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda, is found in the western Atlantic Ocean from Massachusetts to Brazil, but is particularly abundant off South Florida.
In the Florida Keys, adult great barracuda occupy nearly all habitats from residential canals and shallow seagrass flats near shore, to Florida Bay, and the offshore open water of the Florida Straits and Gulf of Mexico.
There are few predators that are large enough and fast enough to feed on adult great barracuda.
As experienced divers, they feel comfortable leaving the novices and enjoy a magical half hour beneath the waves, encountering a spotted eel, a nurse shark, a giant green moray eel and a great barracuda.
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