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Recent observations

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

johnyochum

Date

August 14, 2012 12:39 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Needlefishes Family Belonidae

Observer

jolene

Date

September 24, 2016

Place

sandy hook (Google, OSM)

Description

Jeff Dement

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

elenaw

Date

September 24, 2016 12:03 PM EDT

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

pawpris15

Date

September 24, 2016 11:32 AM EDT

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

kacelario

Date

September 24, 2016 11:30 AM EDT

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

fcs34

Date

September 24, 2016 11:30 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

al1042

Date

September 24, 2016 11:29 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

jolene

Date

September 23, 2016

Description

Stevie Thorsen, Bonnie Dexter

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No photos or sounds

What

Halfbeaks Family Hemiramphidae

Observer

jolene

Date

September 23, 2016

Description

Stevie Thorsen, Bonnie Dexter

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

treehugger59

Date

September 23, 2016 07:15 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Halfbeaks Family Hemiramphidae

Observer

treehugger59

Date

September 23, 2016 07:06 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

jolene

Date

September 23, 2016

Place

sandy hook (Google, OSM)

Description

Ryan Brown and Jeff Dement

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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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