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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Paralepididae Barracudinas

Genus: Stemonosudis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Stemonosudis bullisi Western Central Atlantic 6.2 SL 1963
Stemonosudis distans Western Central Pacific. 2.3 SL 1957
Stemonosudis elegans Tailspot barracudina Indo-Pacific 5.5 TL 1933
Stemonosudis elongata Indo-Pacific, from East A 11.7 SL 1933
Stemonosudis gracilis Atlantic, Indian, and Wes 9.9 SL 1933
Stemonosudis intermedia Atlantic Ocean 15.2 SL 1933
Stemonosudis macrura Indo-Pacific. Eastern Pa 15 TL 1933
Stemonosudis miscella Eastern Indian Ocean 5.5 SL 1933
Stemonosudis molesta Southwest Pacific 14.6 SL 1955
Stemonosudis rothschildi Rothschild's barracudina Pacific Ocean 23 SL 1967
Stemonosudis siliquiventer Atlantic Ocean 16.0 SL 1970



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