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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ballyhoo Hemiramphus brasiliensis

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

June 28, 2014

Place

looe key (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crocodile Needlefish Tylosurus crocodilus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 9, 2007 03:22 PM PST

Description

Snorkeling in Flying Fish Cove.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crocodile Needlefish Tylosurus crocodilus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 9, 2007 02:16 PM PST

Description

Snorkeling in Flying Fish Cove.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Reef Needlefish Strongylura incisa

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 7, 2012 07:30 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Reef needlefish Strongylura incisa

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 7, 2012 04:00 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Reef Needlefish Strongylura incisa

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 5, 2012 01:45 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Reef Needlefish Strongylura incisa

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

January 4, 2012 04:30 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Reef needlefish Strongylura incisa

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

January 4, 2012 07:30 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Reef Needlefish Strongylura incisa

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 30, 2011 01:30 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

john11

Date

December 17, 2009

Place

Dominica (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

volador alita Oxyporhamphus micropterus

Observer

beachbumagg

Date

September 9, 2011

Description

Dipped out of the water about 80 miles off the Louisiana coast.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Medios picos y pajaritos Family Hemiramphidae

Observer

eustatic1

Date

April 12, 2014 01:47 AM HST

Description

Mark Meunier LMN GNO

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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...

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