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Beloniform Fishes in North Carolina: Families Belonidae, Scomberesocidae, Exocoetidae, and Hemiramphidae


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Five of seven species of belonid, ten of fourteen species of exocoetids, one scomberesocid, and five of nine species of hemiramphids fishes are known to occur in the western North Atlantic, in or off North Carolina waters. This information is drawn from specimens deposited in the North Carolina State Museum in Raleigh that give the size, distribution, abundance, and length-weight observation for each specimen. Most species frequent marine or brackish waters.
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8436
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