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Yellowtail barracuda

Scientific name: Sphyraena flavicauda

Size: From 14.7 to 17.7 inches

Color: Silver gray and yellow

Distinguishing feature: Vertical dark stripes on the body and the yellow fins

Where did we see it: Bali and Gili, Zanzibar, French polynesia, Mexico, Maldives, Raja Ampat

Yellowtail barracuda of Raja Ampat

Yellowtail barracuda

Scientific name: Sphyraena flavicauda

Size: From 14.7 to 17.7 inches

Color: Silver gray and yellow

Distinguishing feature: Vertical dark stripes on the body and the yellow fins

Where did we see it: Bali and Gili, Zanzibar, French polynesia, Mexico, Maldives, Raja Ampat

In detail

Small and medium-sized barracuds live in large shoals, but they are solitary when they become larger.

They are fish that attack at a very high speed. Hence their reputation as predators.

Our pictures of yellowtail barracuda

The different species of Barracudas we have seen

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