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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Paralepididae Barracudinas

Genus: Macroparalepis

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Photo by Scarlato, N.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Macroparalepis affinis Ege, 1933

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Macroparalepis affinis
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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

Macroparalepis brevis
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Western Pacific.
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

Macroparalepis danae
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 29.9 cm SL

Macroparalepis johnfitchi
[Black barracudina]
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South Atlantic.
Max. Length 31.4 cm SL

Macroparalepis longilateralis

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South Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Macroparalepis macrogeneion Post, 1973

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Macroparalepis macrogeneion
[Longfin barracudina]
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 46.1 cm SL

Macroparalepis nigra

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Macroparalepis affinis Atlantic Ocean 55 TL 1933
Macroparalepis brevis Atlantic Ocean 13.5 SL 1933
Macroparalepis danae Western Pacific. 12.1 SL 1933
Macroparalepis johnfitchi Black barracudina Eastern Pacific 29.9 SL 1960
Macroparalepis longilateralis South Atlantic. 31.4 SL 1973
Macroparalepis macrogeneion Longfin barracudina South Atlantic 42 TL 1973
Macroparalepis nigra Eastern Atlantic 46.1 SL 1965

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