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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Hemiramphidae Halfbeaks

Genus: Oxyporhamphus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Oxyporhamphus micropterus micropterus (Valenciennes, 1847)

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Oxyporhamphus micropterus micropterus
[Bigwing halfbeak]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Oxyporhamphus micropterus similis Bruun, 1935

Photo by FAO
 
Oxyporhamphus micropterus similis
[False halfbeak]
2 Species of Family Hemiramphidae with Genus Oxyporhamphus
(Halfbeaks)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1847 Oxyporhamphus micropterus micropterus Bigwing halfbeak Indo-Pacific 18.5 SL
1935 Oxyporhamphus micropterus similis False halfbeak Eastern Atlantic 18 SL



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