Belonidae


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Synonyms for Belonidae

ferocious fishes of warm regions resembling but unrelated to the freshwater gars

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Unidentified catfish Ariidee, Sea catfishes 17 Arius felis Hardhead catfish Exocoetidae, Flyingfishes/ halfbeaks 18 Hemiramphus brasiliensis Ballyhoo Belonidae, Needlefishes 19 Strongylura spp.
0 0 1 Opisthonema oglinum 0 0 0 Sardinella aurita 0 0 0 Engraulidae Anchoa hepsetus 0 0 0 Anchoa mitchilli 0 0 4 Ariidae Arius felis 0 0 0 Bagre marinus 0 0 0 Synodontidae Synodus foetens 0 0 0 Gadidae Urophycis floridana 0 0 0 Batrachiodidae Opsanus beta 0 0 0 Ogcocephalidae Ogcocephalus radiatus 0 0 0 Exocoetidae Hyporhamphus meeki 0 0 0 Belonidae Strongylura marina 0 0 0 Atherinidae Membras martinica 0 10 0 Menidia spp.
2) Mugilidae J 5 Lutjanus argentiventris (2) Lutjanidae J 6 Epinephelus panamensis (2) Serranidae J 7 Hoplopagrus guntheri (2) Lutjanidae J 8 Canthidermis maculatus (1) Balistidae J 9 Gnathanodon speciosus (2) Carangidae J 10 Alectis ciliaris (1) Carangidae J 11 Caranx caninus (1) Carangidae J 12 Caranx caballus (1) Carangidae J 13 Caranx Vinctus (1) Carangidae J 14 Seriola peruana (1) Carangidae J 15 Tylosaurus acus pacificus (1) Belonidae A 16 T.
The Hemiramphidae are related to the Exocoetidae (fiyingfishes) and, more distantly, to the Scomberosocidae (sauries), Belonidae (needlefishes), and Adrianichthyidae (ricefishes) (Collette et al.
Studies show that fast-swimming animals, fishes of families Belonidae, Scombridae, Exocoetidae, Carangldae, Coryphaenidae, in particular, and most squids of the family Ommastrephidae, the ordinary food of tunas, are rare or absent in stomachs of lancetfish.