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Common Name(s): Flat Needlefish, Banded Needlefish
Scientific Name: Ablennes Hians
Local Name(s): [Hk]Tek Long Song(?), [My]Todak
Precaution: Sharp teeth
Edible: Yes
CNR Time: 30 secs

The flat needlefish is not as common as the hound needlefish. Its body is flat (as its name implies) and has faint black vertical bars along its body. They lurk near water surfaces preying on small fishes and share similar behaviour with the hound needlefish.

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Reference: Fishbase, Fishspecies, RMBR


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