Parexocoetus mento (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847 )

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 78

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8049-FFEA-EDFC-CD6D19B20D91

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Plazi

scientific name

Parexocoetus mento (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847 )
status

 

Parexocoetus mento (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)  —African sailfin flyingfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from off Kavieng, New Ireland by Kailola (1975: 53). KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Marshall Islands and Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Epipelagic in oceanic waters, 0–20 m depth. Marine.