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Tylosurus choram.jpg
Red Sea houndfish - T. choram
Tylosurus crocodilus.jpg
Agujon needlefish - T. acus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Belonidae
Genus: Tylosurus
Cocco, 1833

Not to be confused with Tylosaurus.

Tylosurus is a genus of needlefish, one of ten in the family Belonidae.


The six currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Tylosurus in FishBase. June 2012 version.