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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Paralepididae Barracudinas

Genus: Lestrolepis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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