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California Needlefish

 Order Atheriniformes  Needlefishes—Family Belonidae Needlefish caught from the Hermosa Beach Pier by Frenchy in 2002 Species: Strongylura exilis (Girard, 1854); from strongylura (meaning round tail) and exilis (meaning slender). Alternate Names:  Garfish, pike needlefish, billfish. Called agujón bravo de California or agujón Californiano in Mexico. Identification:  Jaws form a long, pointed needle-like beak with many [...]