Hyporhamphus balinensis (Bleeker, 1858)
Balinese garfish
photo by FAO

 Family:  Hemiramphidae (Halfbeaks)
 Max. size:  16.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range - 0 m
 Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: widespread from the Mozambique channel and southern part of the Red Sea through the Western Central Pacific east to Samoa.
 Diagnosis:  Pre dorsal scales 39-41.
 Biology: 
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 04.03.96
 Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.04.17

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