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. (2018). FishBase. Parexocoetus brachypterus (Richardson, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217872 on 2018-11-19
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]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://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 
 

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]