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Zenarchopterus xiphophorus  Mohr, 1934

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Beloniformes (Needle fishes) > Zenarchopteridae ()
Etymology: Zenarchopterus: Particle zen, derived from zao = to give life + Greek, archos = anus + Greek, pteron = fin.

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Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic; depth range 0 - ? m.   Tropical

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Eastern Indian Ocean: known from the type locality, Belawan-Deli at mouth of Deli River, Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Collette, B.B., 1982. Two new species of freshwater halfbeaks (Pisces: Hemiramphidae) of the genus Zenarchopterus from New Guinea. Copeia 1982(2):265-276. (Ref. 11342)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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