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Buffon's river garfish

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Hemiramphidae
Scientific name  Zenarchopterus buffonis
Higher classification  Zenarchopterus
Order  Beloniformes
Genus  Zenarchopterus
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
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Similar  Zenarchopterus, Zenarchopterus dispar, Beloniformes, Hyporhamphus, Zenarchopteridae

Buffon's river garfish (Zenarchopterus buffonis) is a species of fish in the Hemiramphidae family.

Distribution and habitat

Buffon's river garfish is found at the surface levels of rivers, estuaries and coastal waters throughout the Indo-West Pacific region, extending from southern China to northern Australia. It feeds on terrestrial insects. It grows up to 23 cm in length and is not a commercially fished species.

References

Buffon's river garfish Wikipedia


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