family Hemiramphidae


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Noun1.family Hemiramphidae - halfbeaks; marine and freshwater fishes closely related to the flying fishes but not able to glide
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Synentognathi, Synentognathi - order of fishes having spineless fins; needlefishes; sauries; flying fishes; halfbeaks
halfbeak - tropical and subtropical marine and freshwater fishes having an elongated body and long protruding lower jaw
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Phylum Chordata Class Actinopterygii Order Beloniformes Family Hemiramphidae Hyporhamphus rosae (Jordan and Gilbert, 1880), California halfbeak (Figs.
The ballyhoo half beak belong to the family Hemiramphidae, are found in shallow marine, estuarine and freshwater waters in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans (Hughes and Stewart, 2006).
The fishes popularly known as ballyhoo half beak belong to the family Hemiramphidae [9] and are found in shallow marine and estuarine waters in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans [10].