Scientific Name
Euleptorhamphus viridis  
Euleptorhamphus viridis長吻鱵
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (van Hasselt, 1823) Depth 1 - 40M
Chinese 長吻鱵 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鱵科 Economic Fish No 
Family F254 Hemiramphidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長吻鱵 
Max Length 40.5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 長鱵、補網師、水針、學仔(臺東)、飛烏蛇仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pan_Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is. 
Habitats Ocean、Coastal  Holotype Locality Vizagapatam [Vishakhapatnam, Andra Pradesh State, India, eastern Indian Ocean]; Java [Indonesia, eastern Indian Ocean] 
Synonyms Euleptorhamphus brevoortii, Euleptorhamphus longirostris, Hemiramphus longirostris, Hemiramphus macrorhynchus, Hemiramphus tweediei, Hemiramphus viridis, Hemirhamphus elongatus, Hemirhamphus longirostris, Hemirhamphus viridis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Parin, N.V. 1964 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0063601. ASIZP0802009. ASIZP0912009. FRIP20523. FRIP21652. NMMBP04424. NTUM05647. NTUM06245. USNM00277480.  
Barcode2012-01-02,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-27,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Ribbon halfbeak; Flying halfbeak; Garfish; Long-finned garfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body compressed and ribbon-shaped; with greatly prolonged, beak-like lower jaw; upper jaw short, triangular and scaleless. preorbital ridge absent. Nostrils in pit anterior to eyes. Posterior margin of nostril without bony ridge. No spines in fins; dorsal-fin rays 20 to 25; anal-fin rays 20 to 25; pectoral fins long, 25 to 28% of standard length; pectoral-fin rays usually 7 to 9; caudal fin deeply forked, lower lobe much longer than upper. Predorsal scales 48 to 72. Body dark bluish above, silvery white below, without spots or vertical bars on sides; beak dark with a bright red fleshy tip.
habitats Usually oceanic but enters large open bays. Found around islands. Capable of jumping out of the water and gliding above the surface. 
Distribution Widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific from Red Sea and East Africa to Hawaii and Tonga, north to southern Japan, south to Australia, New Zealand and Kermadec Islands. Eastern Pacific: southern California, USA to Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands.  
Utility No commercial value.