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Recent observations

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What

Crocodile Needlefish Tylosurus crocodilus

Date

April 16, 2016

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Tropical Two-wing Flyingfish Exocoetus volitans

Date

April 2, 2016

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Sea Needle Belone belone

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thomas28

Date

May 1, 2016 12:59 PM CEST

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Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

April 14, 2016

Description

Just need a confirmation of this

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jaroslav

Date

February 20, 2016

Place

Owhiro Bay (Google, OSM)

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vicfazio3

Date

April 19, 2016

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Pacific Flying Fish Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus

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aunty

Date

April 3, 2016

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Needlefish and Relatives Order Beloniformes

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naturalist787

Date

March 30, 2016 07:26 PM EDT

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Needlefish and Relatives Order Beloniformes

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naturalist788

Date

March 9, 2016 06:09 PM CST

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Needlefish and Relatives Order Beloniformes

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clairestevenson

Date

March 30, 2016 05:08 PM EDT

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Needlefish and Relatives Order Beloniformes

Observer

austin6

Date

March 9, 2016 07:11 PM EST

Description

Needlefish

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No photos or sounds

What

Crocodile Needlefish Tylosurus crocodilus

Date

March 12, 2016
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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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