Shortnose River Garfish (species: Zenarchopterus gilli) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Zenarchopterus gilli
Shortnose River Garfish

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

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 area: Known from only two specimens: one from rotenone sampling in 1978 at Nymph Island lagoon and one from Ferrier's Creek, Lizard Island, in 1981 (ALA accessed 26 Jan 2020).

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