Olga's Flyingfish, Cheilopogon olgae Parin 2009

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Bray, D.J. 2022, Cheilopogon olgae in Fishes of Australia, accessed 29 May 2024, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/1943

Olga's Flyingfish, Cheilopogon olgae Parin 2009

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West of Busselton, Western Australia, northwards to off Darwin, Northern Territory. 


The species is named olgae for Olga Vladimirovna Parina, the author's wife.

Species Citation

Cheilopogon (Ptenichthys) olgae Parin 2009, Journal of Ichthyology 49(3): 271, figs. 1-2. Type locality: 34°05'S, 114°17'E, Western Australia, Australia (under light at night at surface).


Bray, D.J. 2022


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Olga's Flyingfish, Cheilopogon olgae Parin 2009


Parin, N.V. 2009. Cheilopogon olgae (Exocoetidae)—A new species of flying fish from the waters of Western Australia. Journal of Ichthyology 49(3): 271-275. https://doi.org/10.1134/S0032945209030072

Shakhovskoy, I.B. & Malikova, D.Y. 2019. On the Type Series of Cheilopogon olgae (Exocoetidae). Journal of  Ichthyoogy 59: 815–817 https://doi.org/10.1134/S003294521905014X

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CAAB Code:37233028

Habitat:Pelagic, oceanic

Max Size:24 cm SL


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