Californian needlefish

The Californian needlefish lives in the pelagic-neritic, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

Physical characteristics: Californian needlefish reach a length of about 39 inches (1 meter). The body is very thin and has a long snout and sharp teeth. The tail fin is notched but does not have a deep fork. Californian needlefish sometimes form large schools. More

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Common names

Aguja in Spanish (español)
Aguja brava in Spanish (español)
Agujón in sp
Agujón bravo de California in Spanish (español)
agujón californiano in Spanish (español)
Aiguille de Californie in French (français)
California needlefish in English
Californian needlefish in English
Fladhovedet hornfisk in Danish (dansk)
garfish in English
Lápiz aguja in Spanish (español)
Marao in sp
Marao de California in Spanish (español)
Needlefish in English
Pez aguja in Spanish (español)
Picuda in Spanish (español)
Pike needlefish in English
sierrita in Spanish (español)
加州柱頜針魚 in Mandarin Chinese
加州柱颌针鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Beloniformes
Family : Belonidae
Genus : Strongylura
Species : Strongylura exilis
Authority : Girard, 1854