Taxonomy Name Strongylura strongylura
Class Actinopterygii
Genus Strongylura
Family Belonidae
DOF Valid Name Todak belang
Common Name Banded needlefish, Garfish, Needlefish, Round-tail alligator garfish
Fish Base Name Spottail needlefish
Local Name Cencodak, Jolong-jolong, Menyulong, Todak
Original author Strongylura strongylura

Body color:

Caudal fin light with a prominent round black spot near its basic. Dorsal fin lobe and distal margin of caudal fin yellow in live adults, anterior margin of anal fin orange

Specific Description:

Oviparous. Eggs may be found attached to objects in the water by tendrils on the egg's surface. Caudal fin rounded or truncate. Predorsal scales few and relatively large. Caudal fin light with a prominent round black spot near its base. Dorsal fin lobe and distal margin of caudal fin yellow in live adults, anterior margin of anal fins yellow color.