Species, Hyporhamphus unifasciatus (Ranzani, ) – halfbeak, silverstripe halfbeak, Atlantic silverstripe halfbeak, pajarito blanco del Atlántico, escribano. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (). FishBase. Hyporhamphus unifasciatus ( Ranzani, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine. SpeciesHyporhamphus unifasciatusAtlantic silverstripe halfbeak. To cite this page: Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey.

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No picture found Northwest Pacific Max. You can sponsor unjfasciatus page. The general colour of this fish is dark green with a silvery sheen. No picture found Western Indian Ocean. As is typical of halfbeaks, the lower jaw is elongated less so in young fish while the upper jaw is short. Photo by Stewart, D. Hemiramphus lutkei [Lutke’s halfbeak]. Retrieved from ” https: Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.

Photo by Freitas, R. Length 16 cm TL. Hyporhamphus capensis [Cape halfbeak].

Omnivorous, feeds on algae and other small animals Ref. Photo by Hermosa, Jr. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America.

Photo by Shao, K. The common halfbeak is native to the sub-tropical western Atlantic Ocean.


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This is a schooling fish living in surface waters. Photo by Biryukov, V. Hyporhamphus unicuspis [Simpletooth halfbeak]. Hemiramphus marginatus [Yellowtip halfbeak]. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Euleptorhamphus viridis [Ribbon halfbeak]. Help us improve the site by taking our survey. There are many sharp teeth, and the dorsal surface of the head has a patch of enlarged scales. Hyporhamphus limbatus [Congaturi halfbeak]. Other identification tools FishBase.

The dorsal fin has 14 to 16 soft rays and the anal fin has 15 to 17 soft rays, these two fins being of equivalent size and both being set far back near the caudal peduncle. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.

Hemiramphus depauperatus [Tropical half-beak fish]. The lining of the abdominal cavity is black. ADW doesn’t cover all unifasciats in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Body elongate; lower jaw very prolonged; upper jaw short, triangular, and scaly; lower branch of first gill arch with 29 to 38 gill rakers; fins lacking spines; pectoral fins not very long; caudal fin emarginate or slightly forked; anal fin with 15 to 18 rays; back greenish, with 3 narrow, dark, bars; flanks and belly silvery white; fleshy border of lower jaw red; caudal fin light colored with dark tips Ref.


Hyporhamphus unifasciatus (Ranzani, 1841)

Hyporhamphus gilli [Choelo halfbeak]. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. No picture found Oceania Max. No picture found South America Max. Length 20 cm TL Hyporhamphus picarti Valenciennes, Length 52 cm SL Hyporhamphus melanochir Valenciennes, Hyporhamphus gamberur [Red Sea halfbeak]. It is a common fish and not used for food to any great extent, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has listed its conservation status as being of ” least concern “. High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months Preliminary K or Fecundity.

Marine; brackish; reef-associated; oceanodromous; depth range 0 – 5 m Ref. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Length 30 cm TL Hyporhamphus unifasciatus Ranzani,