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Wahoo

Family: Barracuda
Similar Fish: Barracuda Family
Habitat: OFFSHORE - The Gulf Stream may be a major freeway for their movements, and the Straits of Florida are a favorite haunt.
Size: 4 - 7 feet (Up to150 lb.)
Description: A large, powerful fish, usually loners, found well offshore even to mid oceanic regions. They are voracious predators, swiftly overtaking prey, of which flying fish and halfbeaks are favorites. Wahoo feed on such pelagic species as porcupinefish, flyingfish, herring, pilchards, scad, lanternfish, and small mackerel and tuna, as well as on squid.

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