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Barracudas are fearless marine fish swimming in the world's tropical and subtropical oceans. They are known for their fierceness and 'ambush' hunting - they lie in wait and catch the prey by surprise.There are approximately 25 species of Barracuda. The best known is the great barracuda, which are usually hunted for game. Great barracuda can grow up to 1.8 m (6 ft) long and swims in the Atlantic from Florida to Brazil.The northern sennet, another type of barracuda, is 46 cm (18 in) long and can be found from Bermuda to the Gulf of Mexico. The European barracuda and some others are known to attack humans for no apparent reason; however this is very rare.

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Scuba diving offers a completely different experience from what you're used to seeing and doing. It's considered as one of the best leisure sports that are open for just about anyone and everyone. Its popularity is ever increasing because more and more beach resorts are offering diving lessons for their visitors.

What most people don't know is that scuba diving brings benefits that affect a person physically, psychologically, and even spiritually. Interested in finding out what these are? Read on and find out!

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