- This gives them some superficial resemblance to barracudas ( family Sphyraenidae ), although the two groups are not closely related, and the barracudinas lack a swim bladder.
- The "'obtuse barracuda "', " Sphyraena obtusata ", a barracuda of the family Sphyraenidae, is found in tropical oceans around the world.
- The barracuda is a saltwater fish of the genus " "'Sphyraena " "', the only genus in the family Sphyraenidae, and is found in tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide ranging from the Eastern border of the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea and Caribbean Sea.
- ""'Sphyraena viridensis " "', the "'yellowmouth barracuda "'or "'yellow barracuda "'is a predatory ray finned fish from the family Sphyraenidae, the barracudas, which is found in the warmer waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
- Most of the material acquired from the National Marine Fisheries Service Tropical Atlantic Biological ( TABL ) collection consists of western Atlantic fishes from nearshore shallows to moderate depths, with the families Argentinidae, Atherinidae, Balistidae, Batrachoididae, Belonidae, Bothidae, Branchiostomatidae, Caproidae, Carangidae, Clupeidae, Congridae, Cynoglossidae, Dasyatidae, Engraulididae, Exocoetidae, Fundulidae, Gadidae, Gerreidae, Haemulidae, Hemiramphidae, Lutjanidae, Macrouridae, Monacanthidae, Mugilidae, Ogcocephalidae, Ophichthidae, Ophidiidae, Paralichthyidae, Peristediidae, Priacanthidae, Rajiidae, Sciaenidae, Scombridae, Serranidae, Scorpaenidae, Scyliorhinidae, Soleidae, Sparidae, Sphyraenidae, Stromateidae, Squalidae, Syngnathidae, Synodontidae, Tetraodontidae, and Triglidae most common.