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Family: Lestidiidae Naked barracudinas



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Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Lestidiops affinis
[Barracudina]
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Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Lestidiops bathyopteryx
[]
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Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Lestidiops cadenati
[]
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Max. Length 20.9 cm SL

 
Lestidiops distans
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Lestidiops extremus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Lestidiops gracilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Lestidiops indopacificus
[Indo-Pacific barracudina]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lestidiops jayakari (Boulenger, 1889)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Lestidiops jayakari
[Pacific barracudina]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 26.1 cm SL
Lestidiops mirabilis (Ege, 1933)

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Lestidiops mirabilis
[Strange pike smelt]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Lestidiops neles (Harry, 1953)

Photo by Photo by Beltrán-León, B.S./Raul Ríos Herrera
 
Lestidiops neles
[]
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Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Lestidiops pacificus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Lestidiops pseudosphyraenoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Lestidiops ringens
[Slender barracudina]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lestidiops similis (Ege, 1933)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Lestidiops similis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 39 cm SL

 
Lestidiops sphyraenopsis
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Lestidiops sphyrenoides (Risso, 1820)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lestidiops sphyrenoides
[]



Widely distributed in tro
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Lestidium atlanticum Borodin, 1928

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Lestidium atlanticum
[Atlantic barracudina]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Lestidium bigelowi Graae, 1967

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Lestidium bigelowi
[]



Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Lestidium nudum Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Lestidium nudum
[Deep water pike smelt]
No picture found

Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Lestidium prolixum
[]



Circumtropical in all oce
Max. Length 33.8 cm SL
Lestrolepis intermedia (Poey, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Lestrolepis intermedia
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Lestrolepis japonica (Tanaka, 1908)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Lestrolepis japonica
[Japanese barracudina]
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Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Lestrolepis luetkeni
[Naked barracuda]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Lestrolepis luxiocula
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Scarlato, N.
 
Macroparalepis affinis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis brevis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis danae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 29.9 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis johnfitchi
[Black barracudina]
No picture found

Max. Length 31.4 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis longilateralis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Macroparalepis macrogeneion
[Longfin barracudina]
No picture found

Max. Length 46.1 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis nigra
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lestidiops affinis Barracudina Atlantic Ocean. In the w 11.2 SL 1930
Lestidiops bathyopteryx Eastern Central Pacific 12.8 SL 1944
Lestidiops cadenati Eastern Atlantic 8.3 SL 1962
Lestidiops distans Eastern Central Atlantic. 20.9 SL 1953
Lestidiops extremus Western Central Pacific. 2.2 SL 1953
Lestidiops gracilis Southwest Pacific 2.8 SL 1953
Lestidiops indopacificus Indo-Pacific barracudina Indo-West Pacific 2.3 SL 1953
Lestidiops jayakari Pacific barracudina Atlantic, Indian and Paci 20 TL 1889
Lestidiops mirabilis Strange pike smelt Atlantic, Indian and Paci 26.1 SL 1933
Lestidiops neles Eastern Pacific 7.8 SL 1953
Lestidiops pacificus Southwest Pacific 1.6 SL 1931
Lestidiops pseudosphyraenoides Eastern Atlantic 9.5 SL 1918
Lestidiops ringens Slender barracudina Eastern Pacific 21 TL 1880
Lestidiops similis Atlantic Ocean 20 TL 1933
Lestidiops sphyraenopsis North Pacific 39 SL 1916
Lestidiops sphyrenoides Eastern Atlantic 27 SL 1820
Lestidium atlanticum Atlantic barracudina Widely distributed in tro 25 TL 1928
Lestidium bigelowi Western Indian Ocean 3.7 SL 1967
Lestidium nudum Deep water pike smelt Pacific Ocean. 1.9 SL 1905
Lestidium prolixum Northwest Pacific 27 SL 1953
Lestrolepis intermedia Circumtropical in all oce 33.8 SL 1868
Lestrolepis japonica Japanese barracudina Western Pacific 19 SL 1908
Lestrolepis luetkeni Naked barracuda Indo-Pacific 20 SL 1933
Lestrolepis luxiocula Eastern Indian Ocean 14.8 SL 2019
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 and Southw 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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