hians spreads in tropical and subtropical waters (Eastern Atlantic, Western Atlantic, the Indian Ocean, Western Pacific, Eastern Pacific, and Red sea) (Carpenter, 1997, Carpenter and Niem, 1999, Carpenter and Niem, 2001, Golani and Fricke, 2018).
Ablennes hians. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015.
New distributional record of flat needlefish Ablennes hians (Valenciennes, 1846)(beloniformes: belonidae) in the north-eastern indian ocean with taxonomic details.
(http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/11/14/1714874114.short?rss=1) The paper , titled "Super-hydrophobic diving flies (Ephydra hians
) and the hypersaline waters of Mono Lake," appeared online Monday.