Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Beloniformes > Belonidae > Strongylura > Strongylura strongylura
 

Strongylura strongylura (Spottail needlefish; Roundtail needlefish; Light-colored garfish; Gar fish; Full beak Gar fish; Full beak; Blackspot longtom; Garfish; Banded needlefish; Round-tail alligator garfish; Neddlefish)

Synonyms:
Language: Agutaynen; Arabic; Banton; Bikol; Cebuano; Chavacano; Danish; Davawenyo; French; Gujarati; Hiligaynon; Ilokano; Kagayanen; Kannada; Kapampangan; Kuyunon; Mahl; Malay; Malayalam; Mandarin Chinese; Marathi; Oriya; Russian; Sinhalese; Spanish; Tagalog; Tamil; Telugu; Thai; Vietnamese; Waray-waray

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve 123722 Viet Nam  
Prince Regent River Nature Reserve Ia 1428602 Western Australia, Australia  
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia
Sunderban National Park 261613 India  

Prey / Diet

Predators

Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Sepioteuthis sepioidea (Caribbean reef squid)[1]

Consumers

Distribution

Arabian Sea; Asia - Inland waters; Australia; Bahrain; Carigara Bay; Chilka Lake; China; East China Sea; Hong Kong; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf eastward along the coasts of Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka, then extending to southern China, the Philippines, and northern Australia. A record from Zanzibar (Tanzania) needs confirmation.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Iraq; Kuwait; Lagonoy Gulf; Malaysia; North Australian Shelf; Northeast Australian Shelf; Oman; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Pagbilao Bay; Pakistan; Palau; Panguil Bay; Papua New Guinea; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Qatar; Ragay Gulf; San Miguel Bay; Saudi Arabia; Sikao Creek; Sogod Bay; South China Sea; Sri Lanka; Taiwan; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; Viet Nam;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London