Fish guide for divers: shiny ace.

Needlefishes, Belonidae

2 species of Needlefishes are posted.
Needlefishes have both jaws pointed forward like needles, and eight species are known in Japan. They have the property of swimming towards the light and are dangerous fish for night diving. It inhabits the surface layer of brackish water from the coast.


Hound needlefish
Hound needlefish


Flat needlefish
Flat needlefish


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