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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Paralepididae Barracudinas

Genus: Paralepis

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4 species
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Max. Length 24.2 cm SL

 
Paralepis brevirostris
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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Paralepis coregonoides Risso, 1820

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Paralepis coregonoides
[Sharpchin barracudina]



Indian and Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Paralepis elongata (Brauer, 1906)

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Paralepis elongata
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Mediterranean Sea endemic

Paralepis speciosa Bellotti, 1878

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Paralepis speciosa
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Paralepis brevirostris Atlantic Ocean 24.2 SL 1928
Paralepis coregonoides Sharpchin barracudina Atlantic Ocean 50 SL 1820
Paralepis elongata Indian and Atlantic 21 TL 1906
Paralepis speciosa Mediterranean Sea endemic 1878



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