Great barracuda

Barracuda great 

Scientific name

Sphyraena barracuda.

Where they live 

Great barracuda juveniles can be found among mangroves, in estuaries and shallow sheltered inner reef areas with adults found in a wide range of habitats from murky inner harbours to open seas.

Size and age

They can grow to 200cm and weight up to 50kg. Maximum age is unknown.

Fishing tips

Trolling and flicking of mid-water and surface lures.

Last updated: 12 December 2017