Parexocoetus brachypterus (Solander in Richardson 1846),

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Parexocoetus brachypterus (Solander in Richardson 1846)


Parexocoetus brachypterus (Solander in Richardson 1846)  —Sailfin flyingfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from of Cape St. George, New Ireland by Munro (1958: 138–139).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian and Marquesas islands, south to northern Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga, Panama (eastern Pacific). Epipelagic in oceanic waters, 0–10 m depth. Marine.