BELONIFORMES

Matamoros, Wilfredo A., Schaefer, Jacob F. & Kreiser, Brian R., 2009, Annotated checklist of the freshwater fishes of continental and insular Honduras, Zootaxa 2307, pp. 1-38 : 15-16

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https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.275406

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6213929

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BELONIFORMES
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BELONIFORMES

Belonidae . Peripheral.

Strongylura marina (Walbaum, 1792) . Atlantic needlefish, agujón verde. Native. Departments: Atlántida, Cortés, Gracias a Dios and Islas de la Bahía. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón, Cangrejal, Patuca, Roatán and Guanaja.

Strongylura notata (Poey, 1860) . Redfin needlefish, agujón negro. Native. Department: Islas de la Bahía. Drainage: Atlantic slope: Roatán.

Remarks: USM field number WAM 08- 105 from a freshwater stream in the island of Roatán represents the first report of S. notata in Honduras.

Strongylura timucu (Walbaum, 1792) . Timucu , agujón timucú . Native. Departments: Cortés, Gracias a Dios and the Bay Island. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón, Patuca and Roatán.

Hemiramphidae . Peripheral.

Hyporhamphus roberti hildebrandi Jordan & Evermann, 1927. Central American halfbeak, agujeta. Native. Departments: Comayagua, Cortés, Gracias a Dios, Islas de la Bahía, Santa Bárbara and Yoro. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Ulúa, Patuca, Roatán and Guanaja.

Remarks: Matamoros et al. (2007) reported USM 31216 View Materials and USM 33917 View Materials as the first records of this species in Honduras. H. roberti hildebrandi was found to be common in Lake Yojoá and El Cajon reservoir.

Hyporhamphus unifasciatus (Ranzani, 1841) . Atlantic silverstripe halfbeak, agujeta del Atlántico. Native. Department: Cortés. Drainage: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón.

USM

Universiti Sains Malaysia

WAM

Western Australian Museum