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Scientific synonyms and common names

Cheilopogon exsiliens Linnaeus, 1771


Exocoethus exsiliens Linnaeus, 1771, Mant. Plant.: 521 (Carolina).
Exocoetus bicolor Valenciennes, 1846, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Pois., 19: 111-112
(Atlantic Ocean). Holotype: MNHN no. B 833.
Exocoetus spilopus Valenciennes, 1846, loc. cit.: 118-120 (La Rochelle, France). Lectotype: MNHN no. B 828, by subs. design. of Bruun, 1937: 184185.
Exocoetus exsiliens: Lilljeborg, 1891: 466-472.
Cypsilurus exsiliens: Bruun, 1935a: 44-47, pl. 3 (fig. 2-3) Tortonese, 1937: 234.
Cypselurus exsiliens: Fowler, 1936: 424-425, 1241 Breder, 1938: 46 48, fig. 23 Tortonese, 1958b: 321 Staiger, 1965: 691-697, fig. 7-9 Gibbs & Staiger, 1970, fig. 4.
Cypselurus pinnatibarbatus (non Bennett): Fowler, 1936: 428-429, fig.
Cypselurus exiliens: Lozano Rey, 1947: 620-622, fig. 175.
Cheilopogon exsiliens: Parin, 1961b: 168 (partim).

Common names:

ag meofet [Iw]
chelidonopsaro [He]
fliegender Fisch [De]
flying fish [En]
letuchaya ryba [Ru]
pesce volante [It]
pez volador [Es]
poisson volant [Fr]
poletusa [Hr]
uçan [Tu]

Flying fish (Cheilopogon exciliens)