Paralepis coregonoides

Common Name

Sharpchin Barracudina

Year Described

Risso, 1820


Dorsal Fin: 9-11
Anal Fin: 22-24
Pectoral Fin: 14-15
Pelvic Fin: 9
Lateral Line: 58-61
Vertebrae: 68-74

Range Map

 Range Map


The northern subtropical to boreal Atlantic, north of 30 degrees latitude. Found from Greenland to off Cape Hatteras.


Rofen, R.R. In: Anderson, W.W., R.H. Gibbs, F.H. Berry, W.A. Gosline, J.E. Bohlke, N.B. Marshall, R.L. Bolin, G.W. Mead, J.W. Gehringer, R.R. Rofen, and N.J. Wilimovsky. 1966. Fishes of the Western North Atlantic. Part 5. Iniomi and Lyomeri. Memoir No. 1. Sears Foundation for Marine Research; Yale University, New Haven, CT. 647 pp., 220 plates.