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Definition: Sphyraena vulgaris
, Barracouta \Bar`ra*cou"ta\
[Native name.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any of several voracious pikelike marine fishes allied to the
gray mullets, constituting the genus Sphyr[ae]na
. The great barracuda (Sphyr[ae]na barracuda
) of the West Indies, Florida, etc., is often six
feet or more long, and as dangerous as a shark. In Cuba its
flesh is reputed to be poisonous. Sphyr[ae]na Argentea
the Pacific coast and Sphyr[ae]na sphyr[ae]na
of Europe are
smaller species, and are used as food.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Note: That of Europe and our Atlantic coast is Sphyr[ae]na spet
(or Sphyr[ae]na vulgaris
); a southern species
is Sphyr[ae]na picuda
; the Californian is
2. (Zo["o]l.) A large edible fresh-water fish of Australia
and New Zealand (Thyrsites atun