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Does a barracuda have teeth?

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Barracudas do have teeth. Its teeth are blade-like, and many species of this aggressive and formidable-looking fish are considered dangerous; they have been known to attack swimmers and divers.

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Does a barracuda have teeth?
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The barracuda has a long and slender body with two widely spaced dorsal fins on its back. The first dorsal fin has five spines and the second has a spine and soft rays. The pelvic and pectoral fins are small. Barracudas can be silver and have stripes, chevrons, bars or blotches. They mostly eat other fish and can be solitary or travel in schools. Barracudas tend to live in warmer waters around coral reefs, where food is more plentiful.

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