Freshly collected adult
Strongylura marina freshly collected adult at Laguna de la Puerta, Pánuco drainage [Tamaulipas].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.

Family
Belonidae

Genus
Strongylura

Status
valid


Last updated on:
04-Oct-2013

Strongylura marina (Walbaum, 1792)

Agujón verde; Atlantic needlefish.


Original description as Esox marinus:

ZooBank:B240C168-E13A-4EE8-9367-9807CEA31C7E.

  • Walbaum, Johann Julius. 1792. "Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium". Quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum classibus, ordinibus, generum characteribus, specierum differentiis, observationibus plurimis. v. 3, pp. 1-723 (ffm00472)

Conservation: Strongylura marina is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).

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