Mirrorwing flyingfish

Mirrorwing flyingfish have 10-12 soft rays on their dorsal fins and 11-13 rays on their anal fins.

The Mirrorwing flyingfish lives in the pelagic-oceanic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 0 - 20 m environment.

The Mirrorwing flyingfish, Hirundichthys speculiger, is a flyingfish of the family, Exocoetidae. It was first described by the French Zoologist, Achille Valenciennes in a 22 volume work titled Histoire naturelle des poissons (Natural History of Fishes), which was a collaboration with Georges Cuvier. More

Cryptic Teardrop Crab, Mirrorwing Flyingfish, Neck Crab, Great Barracuda, and two Hawksbill Turtle, one of which being between 4-5ft in length. Tuesday morning we returned to Black Hills for one dive to see what it held for us in the daylight. More

Common names

Black-finned flying-fish in English
Cá Chu?n vòm mi?ng có rang in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Chuồn vòm miệng có răng in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cuvier's flying fish in English
Exocet miroir in French (français)
Flyingfish in English
Malolo in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Mirrorfinned flying-fish in English
Mirrorwing flyingfish in English
Ninoji-tobi-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Peixe-voador in Portuguese (Português)
Pez volador in Spanish (español)
Piyakon in Cebuano
Poisson-volant à ailes bordées in French (français)
Spejlvinget flyvefisk in Danish (dansk)
Spieëlvlerk-vlieënde vis in Afrikaans
Tainhota in Portuguese (Português)
Tainhota voadeira in Portuguese (Português)
Tainhota-verdadeira in Portuguese (Português)
tropical two-wing flyingfish in Unknown
Vliegende vis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Voadeira in Portuguese (Português)
Voador in Portuguese (Português)
Volador in sp
Volador espejo in Spanish (español)
尖鰭燕鰩魚 in Mandarin Chinese
尖鳍燕鳐鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
文鰩魚 in Mandarin Chinese
文鳐鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
細身飛魚 in Mandarin Chinese
细身飞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
飛烏 in Mandarin Chinese
飞乌 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Beloniformes
Family : Exocoetidae
Genus : Hirundichthys
Species : Hirundichthys speculiger
Authority : Valenciennes, 1847