Cheilopogon pitcairnensis (Nichols & Breder, 1935)
Cheilopogon pitcairnensis
photo by FAO

Family:  Exocoetidae (Flyingfishes)
Max. size:  24 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; depth range 0 - 20 m, oceanodromous
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Tonga to Pitcairn Islands.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in neritic surface waters. Feeds on zooplankton and small fish (Ref. 9839).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.10.95
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 10.09.08
Checked by: Parin, Nikolay V. - 12.10.95

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