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Cypselurus oligolepis

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lexID:
5043 
AphiaID:
217867 
Scientific:
Cypselurus oligolepis 
German:
Fliegender Fisch 
English:
Largescale Flyingfish 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Beloniformes (Order) > Exocoetidae (Family) > Cypselurus (Genus) > oligolepis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1865 
Occurrence:
Kuwait, Somalia, India, Mayotte, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Quatar, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bahrain, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Kina, Ny Kaledonien, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Taiwan, Thailand, Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
0 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 27.7cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Fiske afkom, Små fisk, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Cypselurus angusticeps
  • Cypselurus callopterus
  • Cypselurus comatus
  • Cypselurus hexazona
  • Cypselurus hiraii
  • Cypselurus longibarbus
  • Cypselurus naresii
  • Cypselurus opisthopus
  • Cypselurus poecilopterus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-28 13:49:26 

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(Bleeker, 1865)

Special thanks for the foto to Johnny Jensen, Danmark.

Distribution:
Indo-West Pacific: tropical waters from East Africa to southern China, Solomon Islands and Queensland, Australia.

Biology:
Occurs in near-shore surface waters, never spread to open sea.
Feeds on zooplankton and small fish.
Capable of leaping out of the water and gliding above the surface.

Synonyms:
Cyselorus oligolepis (Bleeker, 1865) (misspelling)
Cyselurus oligolepis (Bleeker, 1865) (misspelling)
Exocoetus apus Valenciennes, 1847
Exocoetus brachysoma Bleeker, 1865
Exocoetus neglectus Bleeker, 1865
Exocoetus oligolepis Bleeker, 1865

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