Sphyraena Barracuda

Market Name(s): Barracuda, Great Barracuda, Kaku Brisure Oni-kamasu

Primary Source(s): Hawaii

Season: Spring through Fall

Size Range:  Adult Hawaiian Fish can range up to 100 lbs

Sometimes referred to as the "silver bullet" of the sea, the great barracuda deserves its reputation as a fierce predator. Long, lean and mean, it can strike without warning, reportedly at speeds approaching 40 feet per second. Also known by its Hawaiian name of kaku (Kamasu in Japanese), this largest of the barracudas in Hawaiian waters can weigh up to a maximum of 100 pounds and reach six feet in length