Cheilopogon nigricans (Bennett 1840),

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

Cheilopogon nigricans (Bennett 1840)
status

 

Cheilopogon nigricans (Bennett 1840)  —Blacksail flyingfish

Status at New Ireland. New record of this taxon from New Ireland; previously misidentified from Cape Lambert- Kalili Harbour, New Ireland as Cypselurus exsiliens  (non Linnaeus, 1771) by Munro (1958: 137).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Epipelagic in oceanic waters, 0–10 m depth. Marine.