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Recent observations

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What

Redfin needlefish Strongylura notata ssp. notata

Observer

terrapinjoe

Date

April 14, 2013 09:24 AM CDT

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Observer

amarzee

Date

August 24, 2016 09:41 PM JST

Description

대륙송사리 Oryzias sinensis

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Observer

amarzee

Date

August 24, 2016 02:20 PM JST

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Observer

zanskar

Date

July 30, 2016 06:57 PM CEST

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

moneill

Date

August 18, 2016 12:30 PM EDT

Description

Caught in seine about 3' of water.

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What

Ballyhoo Hemiramphus brasiliensis

Observer

vabch

Date

August 18, 2016 02:28 PM EDT

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What

Needlefish and Relatives Order Beloniformes

Observer

randallsisland

Date

August 13, 2016

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Observer

adorantes

Date

July 20, 2016 11:38 AM CDT

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

e_keith

Date

October 7, 2015 12:33 PM CDT

Description

Dead on shore.

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What

Needlefishes Family Belonidae

Observer

cdavis_aop

Date

August 13, 2016 12:49 PM PDT

Description

Friends of Colorado Lagoon summer celebration AM collection

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

makielb

Date

February 23, 2015 01:27 PM EST

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What

Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

beaker98

Date

July 31, 2016 08:45 AM CDT

Description

Long slender fish with long jaw. Blue and red hues of color in the tail and stripe going lengthwise of the fish.

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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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