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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Zenarchopteridae Needlefishes

Genus: Nomorhamphus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Nomorhamphus bakeri Asia 1922
Nomorhamphus brembachi Asia 6.2 SL 1978
Nomorhamphus celebensis Poso halfbeak Asia 8 SL 1922
Nomorhamphus ebrardtii Asia 9 TL 1912
Nomorhamphus hageni Asia 10 SL 1912
Nomorhamphus kolonodalensis Asia 6.8 SL 2000
Nomorhamphus lanceolatus Asia 5.4 SL 2014
Nomorhamphus liemi Asia 9 TL 1978
Nomorhamphus manifesta Asia 2001
Nomorhamphus megarrhamphus Asia 12 TL 1982
Nomorhamphus pectoralis Asia 1934
Nomorhamphus philippinus Asia 6 1972
Nomorhamphus pinnimaculata Asia 2001
Nomorhamphus ravnaki Asia 8.4 SL 1991
Nomorhamphus rex Asia 6.4 SL 2012
Nomorhamphus rossi Asia 2001
Nomorhamphus sagittarius Asia 7.3 SL 2014
Nomorhamphus sanussii Asia 7.6 SL 1991
Nomorhamphus towoetii Asia 8 SL 1972
Nomorhamphus vivipara Asia 8.5 TL 1865
Nomorhamphus weberi Asia 7.5 SL 1897



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