Hyporhamphus affinis (Günther 1866),

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Hyporhamphus affinis (Günther 1866)


Hyporhamphus affinis (Günther 1866)  —Tropical halfbeak

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from southern New Ireland by Parin et al. (1980: 59).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to New Caledonia; immigrated into Mediterranean Sea through Suez Canal. Found in schools, mainly above coral reefs, 0– 6 m depth. Marine.