Common name of Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus
 
Common name Giant flying fish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country United Kingdom
Locality
Ref. Kotlyar, A.N., 1984
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core behavior
1st modifier mod. for size
2nd modifier
Remarks Flyingfishes are well known for their ability to leap clear of the sea surface and glide long distances using their fins as wings (Ref. 5288).
 
Entered by Palomares, Analyn D.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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