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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Paralepididae Barracudinas

Genus: Magnisudis

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Circumglobal
Max. Length 56 cm SL
Magnisudis atlantica (Krøyer, 1868)

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Magnisudis atlantica
[Duckbill barracudina]
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Magnisudis indica
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Probably circumglobal in
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Magnisudis prionosa (Rofen, 1963)

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Magnisudis prionosa
[Southern barracudina]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Magnisudis atlantica Duckbill barracudina Circumglobal 56 SL 1868
Magnisudis indica Indo-West Pacific. 1953
Magnisudis prionosa Southern barracudina Probably circumglobal in 55 TL 1963



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