Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Great Barracuda Sphyraena barracuda

Photo: Larry Morin

Classification

Sphyraena [genus] (3)
barracuda [species]

Classification

Sphyraena [genus] (3)
barracuda [species]

Names

English name Great Barracuda
Papiamento name Piku
Alternative Papiamento name Picoeda
Valid name Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards, 1771)
Synonym Sphyraena barracuda (Walbaum, 1792)
Synonym Sphyraena picuda Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Classification