Hemiramphidae


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Hemiramphidae

 

(halfbeaks), a family of fishes of the order Beloniformes. Halfbeaks range in length from 6 to 60 cm. The lower jaw protrudes a bit more than the upper one. The mouth is small, and the pectoral fins are short. There are approximately ten genera, embracing 60 species. Halfbeaks usually live in schools near the surface of the water and feed on plankton. They are found mainly in coastal tropical and subtropical waters. One species, Hyporhamphus sajori, is commonly found in the summer off the coast of the Primor’e. There also are freshwater species, inhabiting the rivers of Southeast Asia and northern Australia. One species is raised in aquariums. The marine species lay eggs, whereas the freshwater species are viviparous. Species of the genus Oxyporhamphus are similar to the flying fishes of the family Exocoetidae. They are capable of flying a distance of 60 m.

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Price, "Life history of Glossobius hemiramphi (Isopoda: Cymothoidae): development, reproduction, and symbiosis with its host Hemiramphus brasiliensis (Pisces: Hemiramphidae)," Journal of Crustacean Biology, vol.
In fact, Hemiramphidae is a particularly interesting family to study while exploring trade-offs i n reproductive traits because there is remarkable variation in the egg size, fecundity, and reproductive mode of its species.
Table 1.--Annual reported landings (in numbers of fish [n] or pounds) and number of day trips in which halfbeaks (Hemiramphidae), flyingfishes (Excoetidae), and needlefishes (Belonidae) were caught in the south Florida lampara net fishery since 1986.
Accounts in the literature suggest that the commonly exploited species are scads (Selar spp., Decapterus spp.), herrings Herklotsichthys spp.), mackerels (Rastrelliger spp.), half beaks (Hemiramphidae), and flying fishes (Exocoetidae and Hemiramphidae).
1 Haemulidae Conodon nobilis Pomadasys corvinaeformis 3 1 1 Pomadasys ramosus Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus unifasciatus 5 Mugilidae Mugilidae juveniles 8 1 23 Mugil sp.
6 (19-23) Cypselurus comatus * 1 (72) Exocoetus obtusirostris 1 (137) Hirundichthys affznis 13 (17-95) 18 (56-164) Oxyporhamphus micropterus * 2 (64-95) 83 (33-183) Parexocoetus brachypterus 160 (8-72) 86 (15-113) Prognichthys occidentalis * 36 (11-74) 45 (17-147) Hemiramphidae Euleptorhamphus velox * 11 (45-216) 3 (180-318) Hemiramphus balao 10 (37-90) 20 (32-198) Hemiramphus brasiliensis * 22 (33-84) 7 (45-114) Hemiramphus sp.
(2006), en septiembre de 2003 las familias dominantes fueron Photichthydae (18%), Hemiramphidae (15%) y Engraulidae (12%), mientras que durante el presente estudio fueron Myctophidae, (26%), Bregmacerotidae (17%) y Bathylagidae (6%).
The present study is the first to follow the diel progression of FOM within the family Hemiramphidae. Lunar periodicity was not evident but it may have been confounded by the highly iteroparous nature of both species.
Peces oseos comerciales del Parque Gorgona, Pacifico colombiano (Osteichthyes: Muraenesocidae, Hemiramphidae, Belonidae, Scorpaenidae, Triglidae, Malacanthidae, Gerreidae, Sparidae, Kyphosidae, Sphyraenidae e Istiophoridae).
The beloniform family Hemiramphidae (garfishes or halfbeaks) are small to medium-size surface-dwelling marine, estuarine, and freshwater fishes.
F 4.12 Family Hemiramphidae F 4.12 Oxyporhamphus micropterus F 4.12 Order Perciformes Family Echeneidae MiF 3.77 Rhombochirus osteochir MiF 3.77 Family Coryphaenidae Co 5.29 Coryphaena equiselis Co 5.29 Coryphaena hippurus Co 5.29 Family Carangidae Ca 5.29 Naucrates ductor Ca 5.29 Family Gempylidae G 5.29 Gempylus serpens G 5.29 Family Scombridae MiF 5.29 Acanthocybium solandri MiF 5.29 Auxis spp.