Hyporhamphus mexicanus Álvarez, 1959
Mexican halfbeak
photo by Granados-Dieseldorff, P. & M. Christensen

Family:  Hemiramphidae (Halfbeaks)
Max. size:  17.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater; depth range - 0 m
Distribution:  Central America: freshwater streams and lagoons of the Usumacinta River drainage in Petén, Guatemala westward to the Coatzacoalcos River in México.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 17 September 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 28.07.99
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.04.17

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