Obtuse barracuda

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Obtuse barracuda
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sphyraenidae
Genus: Sphyraena
Species: S. obtusata
Binomial name
Sphyraena obtusata
Cuvier, 1829

The obtuse barracuda, Sphyraena obtusata, a barracuda of the family Sphyraenidae, is found in tropical oceans around the world. Its length is up to 55 cm.


  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Sphyraena obtusata" in FishBase. May 2006 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8