WoRMS taxon details

Parexocoetus brachypterus (Richardson, 1846)

217872  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217872)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Epipelagic in coastal waters (Ref. 9300), rare in the open ocean (Ref. 9839). Capable of leaping out of the water and...  
Description Epipelagic in coastal waters (Ref. 9300), rare in the open ocean (Ref. 9839). Capable of leaping out of the water and gliding for considerable distances above the surface. Carnivorous (Ref. 9137). Not important as food fish, but occasionally taken by fisheries. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Parexocoetus brachypterus (Richardson, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217872 on 2022-05-29
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Description Epipelagic in coastal waters (Ref. 9300), rare in the open ocean (Ref. 9839). Capable of leaping out of the water and gliding for considerable distances above the surface. Carnivorous (Ref. 9137). Not important as food fish, but occasionally taken by fisheries. [details]
LanguageName 
English sailfin flyingfish  [details]
Japanese ツマリトビウオ [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish volador aletón  [details]
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Parexocoetus brachypterus FIN028142 Slide 120 mm)
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