The barracuda as we know it is a carnivorous fish deep water in the Caribbean is also known as beaked .

The barracuda is a fierce fish , even going to attack humans as they can be fishermen or divers coming to bite them hard body parts, something very characteristic of it is the fact that attacks very quickly. They can reach high speeds over short distances, and as we say in automotive, with its tail can produce a line acceleration from 0 to 90 km / h . as the size of these voracious fish can range from 45 cm to 1.8 m which measures the great barracuda. Barracudas are usually in tropical seas , coral reefs , Caribbean Sea , western Atlantic , the Mediterranean mr . They are deep-sea fish , but sometimes on stormy days up to the surface , the youngest are located closer to the coast. The barracudas hunt alone when instead become adults when they are small they do attack forming small bancos.Cuando do quickly , and then tearing their prey can hunt even in turbid waters , because they use their lateral line that captures vibrations that cause other fish in the water. They eat all kinds of fish sardines, mujeles , mackerel , even their own offspring , the flesh of the barracuda is not recommended or used for human consumption , as also eat fish that have toxins like blowfish between others, these toxins are swallowed without affecting them, but if a humanocomiera meat if it would affect him . Instead it is a very popular fish among anglers , especially those who are engaged in fishing.

The barracudas often form large banks when procreate and usually do between April and June, adults can lay up to 300,000 eggs and 4,000 younger . The barracuda leaves the eggs on the coast , surface waters, and small at birth and begin to hunt.