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
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.
The whale shark is the largest fish in the world!
Some whales are larger, but they are mammals, not fish!
Turtles are in economy mode when they are sleeping. If they are woken during night, they may not have enough air to return to surface.
So, please be careful during night dives!
We can hear the bull shark is very dangerous because of attacks near La Réunion island.
However, tens of them are living at 600 feet from the famous beach of Playa Del Carmen in Mexico. And there are no attacks.