Spoonfin River Garfish (species: Zenarchopterus dispar) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Zenarchopterus dispar
Spoonfin River Garfish

©Rick Winterbottom
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Beloniformes
Family Hemiramphidae
Genus Zenarchopterus
Species Zenarchopterus dispar

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Several records listed in ALA (accessed 26 Jan 2020) from Ferrier's Creek and Watson's Bay beach using specialised sampling methods (rotenone, seine net) from 1975, 1978, 1981 and 2008.

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