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    • Beloniformes
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    • Needlefish and relatives

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Beloniformes."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flying Fishes Family Exocoetidae

Observer

parobbert

Date

February 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Phb

Observer

kokhuitan

Date

December 13, 2014 08:56 AM SGT

Description

Kranji Marsh 13Dec14
Tan KH
Pygmy Halfbeak

Photos / Sounds

What

Needlefishes Family Belonidae

Observer

seanhiggins

Date

April 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

June 2, 2015 09:36 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

June 2, 2015 08:53 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

rjadams55

Date

June 29, 2013

Description

Seen from the bridge over Saltwater Creek in the Cairns Botanical Gardens.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Flyingfish Cheilopogon melanurus

Observer

aaronramon

Date

October 26, 2014

Description

On the deck of our Offshore Supply Vessel in the morning -- came aboard overnight in heavy seas. Location is approximate.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

halfbeaks Genus Hyporhamphus

Observer

colinmorita

Date

June 5, 2015 02:34 PM JST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

oryzias

Date

June 4, 2015

Place

Junk Bay (Google, OSM)

Description

Juvenile

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific saury Cololabis saira

Observer

csparr

Date

August 10, 2012 02:14 AM EDT

Description

In Ranganatthatu Bird Sanctuary, Karnataka, India 10 August 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Needlefishes Family Belonidae

Observer

sandinoguerrero

Date

March 27, 2015

Place

Holbox (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Flying Fishes Family Exocoetidae

Observer

harumkoh

Date

May 28, 2015 01:17 PM JST

Description

トビウオ!
found on beach.
around 30cm.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Beloniformes are an order of six families of freshwater and marine ray-finned fish: the Adrianichthyidae (ricefish and medakas); Belonidae (needlefish); Exocoetidae (flyingfishes); Hemiramphidae (halfbeaks); the Scomberesocidae (sauries) and the Zenarchopteridae (viviparous halfbeaks). With the exception of the Adrianichthyidae, these are streamlined, medium-sized fishes that live close to the surface of the water feeding on algae, plankton, or smaller animals including other fishes. Most are marine, though a few needlefish and halfbeaks inhabit brackish and fresh...

No range data available.