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Pegasus volitans Linnaeus, 1758
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Pegasus; Species: volitans; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Taken form the winged horse of Perseus in the ancient Greek, mithology (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
From the Latin word 'volitans' meaning to fly.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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