[ UK /bˌæɹɐkjˈuːdɐ/ ]
[ US /ˌbɛɹəˈkudə/ ]
  1. any voracious marine fish of the genus Sphyraena having an elongated cylindrical body and large mouth with projecting lower jaw and long strong teeth
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How To Use barracuda In A Sentence

  • Among profuse schools of trevallies and barracuda, huge tunas and a host of sharks cruise the sheer wall.
  • There are bass, halibut, white seabass, shortfin corvina, bonito, barracuda and many other species that will test any angler's skill and fly tackle.
  • There are many cleaning stations here and you will often encounter a large potato cod or pelagics such as jacks and barracuda visiting, in addition to the resident reef fish.
  • There is no shortage of choice, a good variety of butterflyfish, an unusual striped damselfish, puffers and a shoal of small barracuda.
  • Barracuda eat squid and small fish such as sardines, anchovies, young mackerels and grunions.
  • On the reef we saw nervous trunkfish, snappers and the odd barracuda.
  • He ate his breakfast at the Grill every morning of his life, desperate to get away from that barracuda.
  • Huge schools of black and silver mullet migrate southwards along the coast in the autumn, almost always within casting distance, accompanied by an army of predators including tarpon, sharks, jacks, barracudas and snook.
  • Groupers, jacks and barracuda seek refuge in the wrecks, while large marble rays cruise the sandy flats.
  • It is here that divers may encounter anything from schooling batfish, barracudas to a sailfish, or even the whale shark.
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