Zenarchopterus philippinus (Peters, 1868)
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Family:  Zenarchopteridae (Internally fertilized halfbeaks)
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Environment:  pelagic; freshwater; depth range - 0 m
Distribution:  Asia: known only from the Philippines.
Biology:  Inhabits streams and lakes.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Type localities: Boco River and Quingoa River (Luzon) and Calbigan, Samar (Visayas), ZMB 5110 (syntypes of Hemirhamphus philippinus<>); Magat River and tributary creeks at Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya Province, Luzon, SU 25509 (holotype of Zenarchopterus magatensis); Pinacanauan River, Tuguegarao, Cagayan, Luzon, whereabouts unknown (syntypes of Zenarchopterus cagayensis) (Ref. 94476, 94891). Known from streams and lakes: Quingoa River, Bulacan; Bicol R., Camarines Sur; Molawin Creek, Banay River, Sta. Maria R., and Laguna de Bay, Laguna; Lake Bombon, Batangas; Olo creek, Pangasinan (Ref. 280).

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 27.09.97
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.04.17

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