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Family: Zenarchopteridae Needlefishes



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Dermogenys bispina
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Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Dermogenys brachynotopterus
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Dermogenys bruneiensis
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Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Dermogenys burmanica
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No picture found


 
Dermogenys collettei
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No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Dermogenys montana
[]
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Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Dermogenys orientalis
[]



Asia

Dermogenys palawanensis Meisner, 2001

Photo by Photo by Matillano, J.D.
 
Dermogenys palawanensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 16.1 cm TL
Dermogenys pusilla Kuhl & van Hasselt, 1823

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Dermogenys pusilla
[Wrestling halfbeak]
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Dermogenys robertsi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Dermogenys siamensis Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Dermogenys siamensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Dermogenys sumatrana
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Dermogenys vogti
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Hemirhamphodon byssus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Hemirhamphodon chrysopunctatus Brembach, 1978

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hemirhamphodon chrysopunctatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Hemirhamphodon kapuasensis Collette, 1991

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hemirhamphodon kapuasensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Hemirhamphodon kecil
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Hemirhamphodon kuekenthali Steindachner, 1901

Photo by Photo by Aquaristikhaus
 
Hemirhamphodon kuekenthali
[]
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Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Hemirhamphodon phaiosoma
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Hemirhamphodon pogonognathus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Hemirhamphodon pogonognathus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Hemirhamphodon sesamum
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Hemirhamphodon tengah Collette, 1991

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hemirhamphodon tengah
[]
No picture found


 
Nomorhamphus bakeri
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Nomorhamphus brembachi Vogt, 1978

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Nomorhamphus brembachi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Nomorhamphus celebensis Weber & de Beaufort, 1922

Photo by Photo by Gundo, M.T.
 
Nomorhamphus celebensis
[Poso halfbeak]



Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Nomorhamphus ebrardtii (Popta, 1912)

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Nomorhamphus ebrardtii
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Nomorhamphus hageni (Popta, 1912)

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Nomorhamphus hageni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Nomorhamphus kolonodalensis
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Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Nomorhamphus lanceolatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Nomorhamphus liemi Vogt, 1978

Photo by Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Nomorhamphus liemi
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Nomorhamphus manifesta
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Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Nomorhamphus megarrhamphus
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Nomorhamphus pectoralis
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Max. Length 6 cm

 
Nomorhamphus philippinus
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Nomorhamphus pinnimaculata
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Nomorhamphus ravnaki Brembach, 1991

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Nomorhamphus ravnaki
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Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Nomorhamphus rex
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Nomorhamphus rossi
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Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Nomorhamphus sagittarius
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Nomorhamphus sanussii Brembach, 1991

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Nomorhamphus sanussii
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Nomorhamphus towoetii Ladiges, 1972

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Nomorhamphus towoetii
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Max. Length 8.5 cm TL

 
Nomorhamphus vivipara
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Nomorhamphus weberi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Tondanichthys kottelati
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Zenarchopterus alleni
[Allen's river garfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Zenarchopterus buffonis (Valenciennes, 1847)

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Zenarchopterus buffonis
[Buffon's river-garfish]
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Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Zenarchopterus caudovittatus
[Long-jawed river garfish]
No picture found


 
Zenarchopterus clarus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Zenarchopterus dispar (Valenciennes, 1847)

Photo by Photo by Mamilic, J.M.P.
 
Zenarchopterus dispar
[Feathered river-garfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Zenarchopterus dunckeri Mohr, 1926

Photo by Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Zenarchopterus dunckeri
[Duncker's river garfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Zenarchopterus dux
[]



Asia
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Zenarchopterus ectuntio (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Zenarchopterus ectuntio
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Zenarchopterus gilli Smith, 1945

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Zenarchopterus gilli
[Viviparous halfbeak]
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Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Zenarchopterus kampeni
[Sepik River halfbeak]



Asia and Oceania.
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Zenarchopterus novaeguineae (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Aland, G.
 
Zenarchopterus novaeguineae
[Fly River garfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Zenarchopterus ornithocephala
[Vogelkop river garfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Zenarchopterus pappenheimi
[Bangkok halfbeak]
No picture found


 
Zenarchopterus philippinus
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Zenarchopterus quadrimaculatus
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Zenarchopterus rasori (Popta, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Muchlisin, Z.A.
 
Zenarchopterus rasori
[Short river garfish]
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Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Zenarchopterus robertsi
[Robert's river garfish]



Asia

Zenarchopterus striga (Blyth, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Nip, T.
 
Zenarchopterus striga
[Hooghly halfbeak]
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Zenarchopterus xiphophorus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dermogenys bispina Asia 1998
Dermogenys brachynotopterus Eastern Indian Ocean 4.5 SL 1853
Dermogenys bruneiensis Asia 2001
Dermogenys burmanica Asia 6.0 SL 1935
Dermogenys collettei Asia. 2001
Dermogenys montana Asia 7 SL 1982
Dermogenys orientalis Asia 5.5 SL 1894
Dermogenys palawanensis Asia 2001
Dermogenys pusilla Wrestling halfbeak Asia 16.1 TL 1823
Dermogenys robertsi Asia 2001
Dermogenys siamensis Asia 6 SL 1934
Dermogenys sumatrana Asia 7.5 TL 1854
Dermogenys vogti Asia 6.2 SL 1982
Hemirhamphodon byssus Asia 7.1 SL 2013
Hemirhamphodon chrysopunctatus Asia 5.5 SL 1978
Hemirhamphodon kapuasensis Asia 5 SL 1991
Hemirhamphodon kecil Asia 4.1 SL 2013
Hemirhamphodon kuekenthali Asia 7 SL 1901
Hemirhamphodon phaiosoma Asia 5.3 SL 1852
Hemirhamphodon pogonognathus Asia 10 SL 1853
Hemirhamphodon sesamum Asia 4.7 SL 2013
Hemirhamphodon tengah Asia 3.6 SL 1991
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
Tondanichthys kottelati Asia 6.4 SL 1995
Zenarchopterus alleni Allen's river garfish Asia 13 SL 1982
Zenarchopterus buffonis Buffon's river-garfish Indo-West Pacific 23 TL 1847
Zenarchopterus caudovittatus Long-jawed river garfish Asia and Oceania 14 SL 1907
Zenarchopterus clarus Western Central Pacific 1926
Zenarchopterus dispar Feathered river-garfish Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1847
Zenarchopterus dunckeri Duncker's river garfish Indo-West Pacific 14 SL 1926
Zenarchopterus dux Asia 15 TL 1910
Zenarchopterus ectuntio Asia 18 TL 1822
Zenarchopterus gilli Viviparous halfbeak Indo-Pacific 20 TL 1945
Zenarchopterus kampeni Sepik River halfbeak Asia and Oceania 20.7 SL 1913
Zenarchopterus novaeguineae Fly River garfish Asia and Oceania. 20 SL 1913
Zenarchopterus ornithocephala Vogelkop river garfish Asia 12.5 SL 1985
Zenarchopterus pappenheimi Bangkok halfbeak Eastern Indian Ocean and 18 TL 1926
Zenarchopterus philippinus Asia 1868
Zenarchopterus quadrimaculatus Western Central Pacific 1926
Zenarchopterus rasori Short river garfish Western Central Pacific 18 TL 1912
Zenarchopterus robertsi Robert's river garfish Oceania 13 SL 1982
Zenarchopterus striga Hooghly halfbeak Asia 1858
Zenarchopterus xiphophorus Eastern Indian Ocean 1934



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