Common name of Sphyraena barracuda
Common name Brochet de mer
Language French
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country New Caledonia
Ref. Leblic, I. and M.-H. Teulières, 1987
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Brochet' from Latin slang 'brocca', feminine substantive of 'brochus' = projecting, pointed, 'broche', 'brochet' for its pointed snout (p. 112 in Ref. 9404, see also 'gade' and 'morue'); 'de mer', i.e., of the sea, from Latin 'mare' (p. 458 in Ref. 9404).
Entered by Cruz, Tess
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Béarez, Philippe
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