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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Exocoetus volitans Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Exocoetus volitans Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Exocoetus volitans Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 316 ('Habitat in alto Pelago Europaeo et Americano').
Exocoetus evolans Linnaeus, 1766, Syst. Nat., ed. Xll: 521.
Exocoetus evolans: Day, 1883: 156, pl. 129 (fig. 1).
Exocoetus volitans: Lilljeborg, 1891: 468 Lonnberg, 1896: 25 Bruun, 1935a: 28-34, pl. 2 (fig. 1) Fowler, 1936: 421-422 (partim) Tortonese, 1937: 233 Breder, 1938: 30-33, fig. 15 Lozano Rey, 1947: 616-619, fig. 173-174 Soljan, 1948: 251-252, fig. Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 141-142, fig. Dollfus, 1955: 40, 119 Abe, 1957, in Tomiyama & Abe, 1953-1958: 1141-1147, pl. 226 (fig. 575), pl. 227 (fig. 576) Tortonese, 1958b: 321 Parin, 1960: 215-218, fig. 6 Parin, 1961b: 161.
Halocypselus evolans: Bruun, 1933: 378.


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]
vliegende vis [Ne]

Flying fish (Exocoetus volitans)