Cypselurus hexazona (Bleeker 1853),

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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Cypselurus hexazona (Bleeker 1853)


Cypselurus hexazona (Bleeker 1853)  —Darkbar flyingfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from off southern New Ireland by Parin & Bogorodsky (2011: 685).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to southern Taiwan, south to New South Wales ( Australia). Epipelagic in oceanic waters, 0–20 m depth. Marine.