Hyporhamphus gamberur (Rüppell, 1837)
Red Sea halfbeak
photo by Biryukov, V.K.

Family:  Hemiramphidae (Halfbeaks)
Max. size:  37 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range - 0 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea (Ref. 12541) and Somalia (Ref. 30573).
Biology:  Common around reefs (Ref. 30573). Max length was from photo contributed by Valeriy Konstantinovitch Biryukov, taken at Hurghada , Egypt.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 17.07.99
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.04.17

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