Abe's Flyingfish, Cheilopogon abei (Parin 1996)


Other Names: Leaping Flying-fish

Abe's Flyingfish, Cheilopogon abei, from a market in Mindanao, Saragani (Province), Philippines. Source: Jeffrey T. Williams / Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike

Summary:
A flyingfish with a broad yellow bar on across the pectoral fins, a dark spot on the dorsal fin, a large black spot on the pelvic fin, and small spots on the dorsal and pelvic fins.

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Bray, D.J. 2020, Cheilopogon abei in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Jul 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/3038

Abe's Flyingfish, Cheilopogon abei (Parin 1996)

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Distribution

Off Exmouth, Western Australia, to off Burleigh Heads, Queensland. Elsewhere the spcies occurs in the tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

Species Citation

Cheilopogon abei Parin 1996, Voprosy Ikhtiologii 36(3): 303, fig. 1. Type locality: Western Pacific, near Admiralty Islands, 1°00'S, 148°00'E.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2020

Resources

Atlas of Living Australia

Abe's Flyingfish, Cheilopogon abei (Parin 1996)

References


Larson, H.K., Williams, R.S. & Hammer, M.P. 2013. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Northern Territory, Australia. Zootaxa 3696(1): 1-293 

Munro, I.S.R. 1961. Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42. Australian Fisheries Newsletter 15–17, 19, 20: 1-172 [published as separates 1956–1961]

Parin, N.V. 1996. On the species composition of the flying fish species (Exocoetidae) in the west-central part of the tropical Pacific Ocean. Voprosy Ikhtiologii 36(3): 300-307 (English translation in Journal of Ichthyology 36(5): 357–364) 

Parin, N.V. 1999. Family Exocoetidae. pp. 2162-2179 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069-2790.

Stewart, A.L. & Struthers, C.D. 2015. 128 Family Exocoetidae. pp. 954-964 in Roberts, C.D.,Stewart, A.L. & Struthers, C.D. (eds). The Fishes of New Zealand. Wellington : Te Papa Press Vol. 3 pp. 577-1152.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37233007

Depth:0-20 m

Habitat:Pelagic, oceanic

Max Size:22 cm SL

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