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The barracuda is a salt water fish native to tropical and subtropical oceans of the world. Barracuda are long and cylindrical in shape. They have a long mouth, with the lower jaw sticking out below the upper jaw. Their mouth has many sharp teeth, that are quite visible since the fish often swims with its mouth open. They are generally a shiny silver or gray in color, with black spots or bars. Although the barracuda has a reputation of being dangerous to humans, they are usually quite timid and will shy away from humans. Play the following videos to learn more about the barracuda.