Exocoetus volitans Linnaeus 1758,

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 77

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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scientific name

Exocoetus volitans Linnaeus 1758
status

 

Exocoetus volitans Linnaeus 1758  —Tropical two-wing flyingfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Carteret Harbour, New Ireland as Exocoetus evolans  by Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes (1847: 138–144); subsequently reported as Exocoetus volitans  by Munro (1958: 139).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Epipelagic in oceanic waters, 0–20 m depth. Marine.