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Have You Gotten In Yet?!

The water is warm and there’s (not much) to fear! On our new Cayman Reef Cam, Teens4Oceans gets scarily close.

These barracuda off the Cayman Islands won’t bite… you, that is! “Great barracudas feed on an array of prey including fishes such as jacks, grunts, groupers, snappers, small tunas, mullets, killifishes, herrings, and anchovies. Barracudas have a large gape and very sharp teeth, enabling them to feed on large fishes by chopping them in half. The body plan of the great barracuda is designed for speed and it is estimated that top speed for the species may be as fast as 36 mph (58 kph).” (AtlanticPanic).

(Thanks to Linda Jett for the snapshot capture!)