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

Family:  Exocoetidae (Flyingfishes)
Max. size:  24 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range 0 - 20 m, oceanodromous
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Tonga to Pitcairn Islands.
Biology:  Occurs in neritic surface waters. Feeds on zooplankton and small fish (Ref. 9839).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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