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Hound needlefish

Family name

BELONIDAE

English name

Hound needlefish

Persian name

Menghar Mahi -e- shekarchi

Characteristics

  • Body elongate, rounded in cross section.
  • Upper and lower jaws greatly elongated and studded with sharp teeth.
  • Dorsal fin rays 21 to 24.
  • Anal fin rays 19 to 22.
  • A small black lateral keel on caudal peduncle.
  • Dark bluish green above; silvery below; a dark blue stripe along sides. Juveniles have an elevated black lobe in the posterior part of the dorsal fin.
  • Maximum size: 124 cm (standard size)

Distribution

The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

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