Hyporhamphus gilli Meek & Hildebrand, 1923
Choelo halfbeak
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Family:  Hemiramphidae (Halfbeaks)
Max. size:  17 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range - 0 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru. Particularly common in Gulf of California and Panama Bay (Ref. 9306).
Biology:  A coastal species that forms schools near the surface.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 August 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.07.95
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.04.17

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