WoRMS taxon details

Cheilopogon cyanopterus (Valenciennes, 1847)

217862  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217862)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits both neritic and oceanic surface waters. Is capable of leaping out of the water and gliding for long distances...  
Description Inhabits both neritic and oceanic surface waters. Is capable of leaping out of the water and gliding for long distances above the surface. Feeds mostly on crustaceans and other planktonic organisms; are often attracted to lights at night (Ref. 2797). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Cheilopogon cyanopterus (Valenciennes, 1847). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217862 on 2019-09-19
Date
action
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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]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [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 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits both neritic and oceanic surface waters. Is capable of leaping out of the water and gliding for long distances above the surface. Feeds mostly on crustaceans and other planktonic organisms; are often attracted to lights at night (Ref. 2797). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English margined flyingfish  [details]
Japanese カラストビウオ  [details]
Spanish volador azul  [details]
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