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 tiger shark has slender marks similars to the lines of tigers, hence its name.
When it is juvenile, these marks are round and not vertical. They change when it grows.
The kakihona sushi (sushi wrapped in persimmon leaves) are really the best!
To eat them, you have to go to Nara!
The whale shark is the largest fish in the world!
Some whales are larger, but they are mammals, not fish!