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Bruun, A. F. 1933. On the value of the number of vertebrae in the classification of the Exocoetidae. Vidensk. Meddr. dansk. naturh. Foren., 94: 375-384.

Bruun, A. F. 1935a. Flying-fishes (Exocoetidae) of the Atlantic. Systematic and biological studies. Dana Rep., 6 :1-108, 30 fig., 7 pl.

Fowler, H. W. 1936. The Marine Fishes of West Africa, based on the collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition 1909-1915. Bull. am. Mus. nat. Hist., 70 (1), Jan. 21, 1936: pp. vii+1-606, fig. 1-275; (2), Nov. 18, 1936: pp. 607-1493, fig. 276-567.

Günther, A. 1866. Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. 6. Catalogue of the Physostomi containing the families Salmonidae, Percopsidae, Galaxidae, Mormyridae, Gymnarchidae, Esocidae, Umbridae, Scombresocidae, Cyprinodontidae in the collection of the British Museum. London, pp. xv+368 p.

Joubin, L. ed. 1929-1938. Faune ichthyologique de l'Atlantique nord. Cons. perm. Int. Expl. Mer, Copenhagen. Fiches faunistiques, 418 pl. (With systematic and alphabetic index by H. Blegvad, 1938.)

Kovalevskaya, N. V. 1964. Study of development of the 'two-winged' flying fishes of the genus Exocoetus (Exocoetidae, Pisces). Trudy Inst. Okeanol,, 73: 204-223, 7 fig.

Lampe, M. 1914. Die Fische der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-03. III. Die Hochsee und Küstenfische. D. Südpolar Exp. 1901-03, Berlin, 15 (2): pp. 201-256, 7 fig., pl. XI.

Parin, N. V. 1961a. On the Exocoetids' Fauna of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Trudy Inst. Okeanol, 43: pp. 40-91, 19 fig.

Parin, N. V. 1961b. Principles of classification of flying fishes (Oxyporhamphidae and Exocoetidae). Trudy Inst. Okeanol., 43: pp. 92-183, 45 fig.

Poll, M. 1953. Poissons. III. Téléostéens Malacoptérygiens. Rés. Sci. Expéd. océanogr. belg. Eaux côt. afr. Atlant. Sud (1948-49), 4 (2): pp. 1-258, 104 fig., 8 pl.

Soljan, T. 1948. Fauna i flora jadrana. 1. Ribe Inst. Oceanogr. Ribarst. Jugoslavia. Zagreb, Hrvatske, 437 pp., 1350 fig.

Steindachner, F. 1882b. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresfische Afrika's und Beschreibung einer neuen Sargus-Art von den Galapagos-Inseln. Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wien, 1881 [1882], 44 (1): 19-58, 10 pl.

Tortonese, E. 1937. Sugli Exocetidi viventi nel Mediterraneo. Boll. Zool., 8 (5-6): pp. 229-241, 1 fig.

Tortonese, E. 1958b. Elenco dei Leptocardi, Ciclostomi, Pesci cartilaginei ed ossei del Mare Mediterraneo. Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat., 97 (4): pp. 309-345.

Wheeler, A. 1969. The Fishes of the British Isles and North-West Europe. Macmillan, London, Melbourne and Toronto: pp. i-xvii+1-163, 5+177 fig., 392 fig. (princ. sp.), 92 n. num. fig., 16 pl., maps.

Flying fish (Exocoetus obtusirostris)