Cheilopogon unicolor (Valenciennes, 1847)
Limpid-wing flyingfish
Cheilopogon unicolor
photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

 Family:  Exocoetidae (Flyingfishes)
 Max. size:  38 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  pelagic-neritic; depth range 0 - 10 m, oceanodromous
 Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: southern Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, New Guinea, and eastern Australia up to Hawaiian Islands and Tahiti.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Neritic species.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 16.05.96
 Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 14.04.15
 Checked by: Parin, Nikolay V. - 13.09.99

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