47 Species in Family Belonidae
Nominal species list for Belonidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Ablennes hians (Valenciennes, 1846) Flat needlefish
Belone belone (Linnaeus, 1761) Garfish
Belone euxini Günther, 1866
Belone svetovidovi Collette & Parin, 1970
Belonion apodion Collette, 1966
Belonion dibranchodon Collette, 1966
Petalichthys capensis Regan, 1904 Cape needlefish
Platybelone annobonensis Collette & Parin, 1970 Annobon keel tail needlefish
Platybelone argalus (Lesueur, 1821) Keeltail needlefish
Platybelone lovii (Günther, 1866)
Platybelone platura (Rüppell, 1837)
Platybelone platyura (Bennett, 1832) Keeled needlefish
Platybelone pterura (Osburn & Nichols, 1916) Baja California keeltail needlefish
Platybelone trachura (Valenciennes, 1846)
Potamorrhaphis eigenmanni Miranda Ribeiro, 1915
Potamorrhaphis guianensis (Jardine, 1843)
Potamorrhaphis labiata Sant'Anna, Delapieve & Reis, 2012
Potamorrhaphis petersi Collette, 1974
Pseudotylosurus angusticeps (Günther, 1866)
Pseudotylosurus microps (Günther, 1866)
Strongylura exilis (Girard, 1854) Californian needlefish
Strongylura fluviatilis (Regan, 1903)
Strongylura forsythia Breder, 1932
Strongylura hubbsi Collette, 1974 Maya needlefish
Strongylura incisa (Valenciennes, 1846) Reef needlefish
Strongylura krefftii (Günther, 1866) Long tom
Strongylura leiura (Bleeker, 1850) Banded needlefish
Strongylura marina (Walbaum, 1792) Atlantic needlefish
Strongylura notata (Poey, 1860) Redfin needlefish
Strongylura scapularis (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) Shoulderspot needlefish
Strongylura senegalensis (Valenciennes, 1846) Senegal needlefish
Strongylura strongylura (van Hasselt, 1823) Spottail needlefish
Strongylura timucu (Walbaum, 1792) Timucu
Strongylura anastomella (Valenciennes, 1846)
Strongylura urvillii (Valenciennes, 1846) Urville's longtom
Tylosurus acus (Lacepède, 1803) Agujon needlefish
Tylosurus choram (Rüppell, 1837) Red Sea houndfish
Tylosurus crocodilus (Péron & Lesueur, 1821) Hound needlefish
Tylosurus fodiator Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 Mexican needlefish
Tylosurus gavialoides (Castelnau, 1873) Stout longtom
Tylosurus imperialis (Rafinesque, 1810)
Tylosurus melanotus (Bleeker, 1850) Keel-jawed needle fish
Tylosurus pacificus (Steindachner, 1876) Pacific agujon needlefish
Tylosurus punctulatus (Günther, 1872) Spotted long-tom
Tylosurus rafale Collette & Parin, 1970 Atlantic agujon needlefish
Xenentodon cancila (Hamilton, 1822) Freshwater garfish
Xenentodon canciloides (Bleeker, 1854)
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