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Mirrorwing flyingfish
Hirundichthys speculiger
(Valenciennes, 1847)

Body dark, iridescent blue above, silvery white below. Snout blunt. Dorsal and caudal fins grayish. Pectoral fins, when extended, with a wide border on the trailing edge. A pale triangle extends from the base of the pectoral fins.
Size up to 30 cm.

Found in oceanic surface waters, down to 20 m. Rapid swimmers, when frightened, they can break through the surface and glide great distances on their extended pectoral fins.

Not reported Florida, uncommon Bahamas and eastern Caribbean.

Mirrorwing flyingfish (Hirundichthys speculiger)