Kranji Marsh 13Dec14
Seen from the bridge over Saltwater Creek in the Cairns Botanical Gardens.
On the deck of our Offshore Supply Vessel in the morning -- came aboard overnight in heavy seas. Location is approximate.
In Ranganatthatu Bird Sanctuary, Karnataka, India 10 August 2012
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...