Landed on board overnight
Needlefish, Snapper, and Sergeant Major fish can be seen feeding on leftover breakfast pastries and bread at the breakfast portico in the Jamaica Inn, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
Norman Island, Privateer Bay, BVI
San Diego County, California, US
Caught while fishing from a bridge mid-afternoon. I think this is the northern subspecies.
Seen from a bridge late-afternoon, they were congregating in the shallows. They showed no interest at all to our fishing lines.
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...