A series of photos uploaded by a Weibo user shows what's claimed to be Halfbeak
Hyporhamphus collettei, a new species of inshore halfbeak
(Hcmiramphidae) endemic to Bermuda, with comments on the biogeography of the Hyporhamphus unifasciatus species group.
Two pelagic halfbeak
species, Hemiramphus brasiliensis and H.
In Florida Bay, aside from the dominant proportions of ballyhoo, only the silverstripe halfbeak
(l), was found in appreciable numbers (Table 3; Fig.
species, ballyhoo (Hemiramphus brasiliensis) and balao (H.
was an omnivore during the day, but at night it becomes a voracious predator on copepods, packing its stomach with the little creatures until it turns bright orange.
The numerically dominant, resident fish in the south-central and south bay, the slough anchovy (Anchoa delicatissima), clustered in this group along and California halfbeak
(Hyporhamphus rosae), the deepbody anchovy (Anchoa compressa), the California killifish (Fundulus parvipinnis) and arrow goby (Clevelandia ios).
species frequently occur together in individual fishing hauls, but ballyhoo constitutes the majority of the catch during summer and nearly all of the catch during winter (Berkeley et al.
finger sponge (Haliclona oculata), silverstripe halfbeak
(Hyporhamphus unifasciatus), and Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua).
Testis morphology and spermatozeugma formation in three genera of viviparous halfbeaks
, Nomorhamphus, Dermogenys, and Hemirhamphodon (Teleosti, Hemiramphidae).
Only 1 out of the 20 stomachs examined contained halfbeaks
and none in the Clupeidae family were identified.
Biology of two exploited species of halfbeaks
, Hemiramphus brasiliensis and H.
The scombereosocids belong to the order Beloniformes that also includes other pelagic species, such as halfbeaks
(Hemirhamphidae) and flying fish (Exocoetidae), relatively important in coastal tropical waters.
The relationships and taxonomic position of the halfbeaks
, killifishes, silversides, and their relatives.
Unidentified catfish Ariidee, Sea catfishes 17 Arius felis Hardhead catfish Exocoetidae, Flyingfishes/ halfbeaks
18 Hemiramphus brasiliensis Ballyhoo Belonidae, Needlefishes 19 Strongylura spp.