Guachanche Barracuda (Sphyraena guachancho)

Also known as Guachanche, Northern Sennet, Sennet, Shoal Barracuda, Small Barracuda, Snit, Sockeye

Description

Also known as Guachanche, Northern Sennet, Sennet, Shoal Barracuda, Small Barracuda, Snit, Sockeye.

Found singly or in small schools over murky muddy bottoms of coastal waters and estuaries.
They feed on fish and squid.
Length - 200cm
Depth - 0-100m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Western Atlantic, Caribbean

Barracudas are large and torpedo shaped with an awesome array of teeth.
Can be quite curious and approach divers but are relatively harmless to divers! Ref: https://www.fishbase.in/summary/1236

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