African flyingfish

The African flyingfish lives in the pelagic-oceanic, oceanodromous, marine environment.

* African flyingfish, Cheilopogon nigricans (Bennett, 1840) * Butterfly flyingfish, Cheilopogon papilio (Clark, 1936) * Smallhead flyingfish, Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus altipennis (Valenciennes, 1847) More

Another name for a African flyingfish is a Cheilopogon nigricans Source: Digital Fish Funnel, August 6, 2004 report as bad entry | send to a friend via email Add your own definition of African flyingfish. More

* African Flyingfish : Cheilopogon nigricans * African Foggy Shrew : Crocidura caliginea * African Forest Elephant : Loxodonta cyclotis * African Forest Elephant : Loxodonta africana cyclotis * African Forest More

Common names

African flyingfish in English
Afrikansk flyvefisk in Danish (dansk)
Bangsi in Cebuano
Bangsi in Davawenyo
Bangsi in Tagalog
Bangsi in Waray-waray
Barongoy in Cebuano
Barungoy in Davawenyo
Bingki in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Bingkih in Chavacano
Blacksail flyingfish in English
Bolador in Tagalog
Borador in Ilokano
Borador in Kuyunon
Exocet africain in French (français)
Iliw in Tagalog
Iliw in Waray-waray
Lawin in Tagalog
Leaping flyingfish in English
Malolo in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
San Vicente in Hiligaynon
Swartseil-vlieënde vis in Afrikaans
Tigi in Bikol
Voador in Portuguese (Português)
Voador africano in Portuguese (Português)
Volador africano in Spanish (español)
非洲燕鰩魚 in Mandarin Chinese
非洲燕鳐鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黑背须唇飞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黑背鬚唇飛魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Beloniformes
Family : Exocoetidae
Genus : Cheilopogon
Species : Cheilopogon nigricans
Authority : Bennett, 1840