What is another word for sphyraena?

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[ sfˈa͡ɪɹiːnə], [ sfˈa‍ɪɹiːnə], [ s_f_ˈaɪ_ɹ_iː_n_ə]

Sphyraena, commonly known as barracuda, is a large predatory fish species found in tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. The term sphyraena is derived from the Greek word sphyra, meaning file, and aena, meaning sturgeon. However, this species is also known by various other names such as tiger fish, becune, cubera, and sea pike, among others. These synonyms reflect its distinct physical features, including its long and slender body, sharp teeth, and streamlined profile. Sphyraena is an important commercial fish, prized for its firm, white meat, and is a popular game fish among sports anglers. Its reputation as a fierce predator has also made it a popular species in the world of sportfishing.

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The sphyraena is a group of animals that contains the ray-finned fish and the cartilaginous fish. The sphyraena group is a very diverse one with many different types of animals. The sphyraena contains both air-breathing fish and water-breathing fish. Some of the water-breathing fish in the sphyraena group include the sturgeon, the catfish, and the carp. Some of the air-breathing fish in the sphyraena group include the Barracuda, the Shark, and the Dolphin.

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