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. (2024). FishBase. Cheilopogon cyanopterus (Valenciennes, 1847). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217862 on 2024-05-26
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Exocoetus solitarius Bennett, 1860) Bennett, G. (1860). Gatherings of a naturalist in Australasia: being observations principally on the animal and vegetable productions of New South Wales, New Zealand, and some of the Austral Islands. <em>London.</em> i-xii + 1-456, Pls. 1-8. [details]   

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). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://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] 

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   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]
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LanguageName 
English margined flyingfishmarginated flyingfish  [details]
Japanese カラストビウオ  [details]
Spanish volador azul  [details]