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European barracuda (Sphyraena sphyraena) latin dict size=84   common dict size=512
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European barracuda (Sphyraena sphyraena)

Sphyraena vulgaris = Sphyraena sphyraena (top)
Français : Planche tirée du Dictionnaire universel d'histoire naturelle de Charles d'Orbigny
Date between 1841 and 1849
Author Charles d'Orbigny

Sphyraena sphyraena, the European barracuda or Mediterranean barracuda, is a ray-finned predatory fish of the Mediterranean basin and the warmer waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Sphyraena sphyraena has a long, fairly compressed body with a cylindrical cross section which is covered with small, cycloid scales. In the Eastern Atlantic Sphyraena sphyraena is found from the Bay of Biscay in the north through the Canary Islands and the Azores to Mossamedes, Angola in the south and is found off Bermuda and Brazil in the western Atlantic. It is also found throughout the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea. It has been found as far north as Cornwall in the United Kingdom.
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sphyraenidae
Genus: Sphyraena
Species: Sphyraena sphyraena Linnaeus, 1758
Esox sphyraena Linnaeus 1758
Esox spet Haüy, 1787
Sphyraena spet (Haüy, 1787)
Sphyraena vulgaris Cuvier, 1829
Sphyraena bocagei Osório, 1891

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