Cheilopogon katoptron (Bleeker, 1865)
Indonesian flyingfish
photo by FAO

 Family:  Exocoetidae (Flyingfishes)
 Max. size:  18 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  pelagic-neritic; depth range 0 - 20 m, oceanodromous
 Distribution:  Western Pacific: restricted to Viet Nam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and northern Australia.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found in near-shore surface waters, never spread to open sea (Ref. 9839).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.10.95
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
 Checked by: Parin, Nikolay V. - 13.10.95

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