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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Exocoetus obtusirostris GŁnther, 1866

Scientific synonyms and common names

Exocoetus obtusirostris Günther, 1866

Synonyms:

Exocoetus obtusirostris Günther, 1866, Cat. Fishes, 6: 283 (Cape Verde Islands).
Exocoetus Holubi Steindachner, 1882b, Denkschr. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Nat. Classe, 44: 54.
Exocoetus gaussianus Lampe, 1914, Deutsche Sudpol.-Exped., 15 (2): 224, pl. II (fig. 6) (2° 09' N., 17° 38' W.).
Halocypselus obtusirostris: Bruun, 1933: 378-379.
Exocoetus obtusirostris: Bruun, 1935a: 34-40, pl. 2 (fig. 2) Bruun, 1936, in Joubin, ed., 1929-1938: pl. 143 (fig.) Tortonese, 1937: 233 Breder, 1938: 33-35, fig. 16 Soljan, 1948: 252, fig. Poll, 1953: 184-187, fig. 77 Tortonese, 1958b: 321 Parin, 1961a: 41-43, fig. 1; 1961b: 161 Wheeler, 1969: 234.
Exocoetus volitans (non Linnaeus): Fowler, 1936: 421-422 (partim).


Common names:

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

Flying fish (Exocoetus obtusirostris)