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.
The relationships and taxonomic position of the halfbeaks
, killifishes, silversides, and their relatives.
Biology of two exploited species of halfbeaks
, Hemiramphus brasiliensis and H.
Ages of halfbeaks
were determined by examining annual increments deposited on otoliths.
South Florida's lampara net fishery has been a small but valuable bait fishery targeting halfbeaks
(Hemiramphidae) for more than a half century (McBride, 2001).
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.
were sampled aboard commercial fishing vessels, and during fishery-independent trips, to determine spatial and temporal spawning patterns of both species.
Unidentified catfish Ariidee, Sea catfishes 17 Arius felis Hardhead catfish Exocoetidae, Flyingfishes/ halfbeaks
18 Hemiramphus brasiliensis Ballyhoo Belonidae, Needlefishes 19 Strongylura spp.
There are predators that take advantage of this nocturnal foray besides halfbeaks
Preliminary review of the marine halfbeaks
(Hemiramphidae, Beloniformes) of the tropical Indo-West-Pacific.
These species were northern anchovy, topsmelt, slough anchovy, jack smelt, Pacific sardine, shiner surfperch, Pacific mackerel, California grunion, deepbody anchovy, California halfbeaks
, and striped mullet (juveniles).