Hyporhamphus snyderi Meek & Hildebrand, 1923
Skipper halfbeak
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Hemiramphidae (Halfbeaks)
Max. size:  15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range - 0 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Guatemala to Peru.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  A coastal species that forms schools.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 May 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.07.95
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.04.17

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