Barracuda in 2 seconds reaches a speed of 60 km / h (it is the fastest accelerating fish along with tuna and wahoo).
Brilliant objects attract the attention of barracudas. Because of this, the barracuda usually hunts for fish with gold or silver scales.
Fortunately, barracudas are almost not dangerous to humans (and that attack can happen if the water is cloudy). In Cuba, one person became a victim of barracuda, wearing shiny objects (jewelry, watches), which attracted the attention of barracuda.
Barracudas attack from ambush, mortally wound their teeth and powerful blows.
In the world there are 27 types of barracudas.
Barracuda dwell in subtropical and tropical oceans and seas (Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea).
Barracudas have very sharp (like the blade) teeth, which prevent slipping of the prey from the mouth.
Barracudas are active at night.
Barracuda feed on shrimps and squid.
The maximum barracuda body length is 205 cm, weight – 50 kg.
The enemies of barracudas are – killer whales and sharks.