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Zenarchopterus buffonis  (Valenciennes, 1847)

Buffon's river-garfish
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Beloniformes (Needle fishes) > Zenarchopteridae ()
Etymology: Zenarchopterus: Particle zen, derived from zao = to give life + Greek, archos = anus + Greek, pteron = fin.

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino; salobre asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 0 - ? m.   Tropical, preferred ?

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Indo-West Pacific: India, Malay Peninsula, East Indies, Philippines, Hainan Island in China, Taiwan, New Guinea and northern Australia (Ref. 10943). Known from the lower Mekong (Ref. 12693).

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 10 - ? cm
Max length : 23.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7050)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 11-12; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 10 - 13. A prominent dark brown stripe along the midline of the snout. Upper jaw distinctly wider than long; width divided by length 1.05-1.35. Sixth anal fin ray of adult males much thickened and enlarged, not reaching base of caudal fin. Fourth to seventh dorsal rays of adult males slightly elongate.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Found at the surface levels in coastal waters, estuaries and rivers. Feeds on terrestrial insects. Not seen in markets (Ref. 12693).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Ovoviviparous.

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Collette, B.B. and J. Su, 1986. The halfbeaks (Pisces, Beloniformes, Hemiramphidae) of the Far East. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 138(1):250-301. (Ref. 10943)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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