Keeltail needlefish

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The Keeltail needlefish lives in the pelagic-oceanic, marine environment.

The keeltail needlefish, sometimes called the keeled needlefish, is a tropical fish of the family Belonidae. It was described by the French naturalist Charles Alexandre Lesueur in 1821. More

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keeltail needlefish (official common name), flat-tailed needlefish (unofficial common name), keeled needlefish (another unofficial common name), stickfish (local name), Platybelone argalus (scientific name) and 'aha (Hawaiian name). Personally, I like needlenose. More

Common names

Aguja in Spanish (español)
Agujón in sp
Agujón de quilla in Spanish (español)
Baja California keeltail needlefish in English
Keeltail needlefish in English
Needlefish in English
Orphie carène in French (français)
大鰭寬尾頜針魚 in Mandarin Chinese
大鳍宽尾颌针鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Beloniformes
Family : Belonidae
Genus : Platybelone
Species : Platybelone argalus pterura
Authority : Osburn & Nichols,1916