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Related to Exocoetidae: family Exocoetidae
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Noun1.Exocoetidae - flying fishes; closely related to the halfbeaks
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Synentognathi, Synentognathi - order of fishes having spineless fins; needlefishes; sauries; flying fishes; halfbeaks
flying fish - tropical marine fishes having enlarged winglike fins used for brief gliding flight
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In the Museum of Extinct Animals, a real yet fantastical place presented by Dutch furniture brand Moooi during this year's Salone del Mobile, visitors are transported to bygone eras when improbable creatures like the blushing sloth (bradipus tridactylus rubesco), bearded leopard (pantherapardus barbitium), and flying coral fish (exocoetidae coralium) wandered the earth.
In Peru, three studies of blue shark diet have revealed that they feed on jumbo squid, Peruvian anchoveta (Engraulis ringens), Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax), Peruvian hake (Merluccius gayi peruanus), and eggs from flying fish (Exocoetidae) and Chilean silverside (Odontesthes regia) (Hoyos et al., 1991; Elliot et al., 1995, 1996).
Estrategia reprodutiva do peixe voador, Hirundichthys affinis Gunther (Osteichthyes, Exocoetidae).
Evolution and Ecology of Flyingfishes (Teleostei: Exocoetidae).
et Val.), ayungin, baga-baga, bagaong, bakoko, balang or pez volador (Exocoetidae), balila, banak (Mugil cephalus, Linn), bangokngok, barangan, bicuda, bia (Gobiidae), bia bunog (Gnatholepis deltoides, Seale), biang itim (Glossogobius biocellatus, Cuv.
The flying fish belongs to the family Exocoetidae and are distributed in tropical and subtropical waters around the world (Oxenford et al., 1995; Monteiro et al., 1998).
2002), flyingfishes (Exocoetidae), tunas (Scombridae), the Louvar (Luvarus imperialis), and the Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola), as well as small mesopelagic species such as the Lowcrest Hatchetfish (Argyropelecus sladeni, Sternoptychidae) that become stranded on shore during storms.
(EE) 6) A member of the piscine exocoetidae family.
To study insular variation of the most important prey (belonging to the families Exocoetidae and Belonidae), we applied likelihood ratio tests (G-tests), comparing a certain prey item with the total number of the remaining prey items.
gigas son los calamares Ommastrephidos, peces mictophidos y voladores (Exocoetidae) que se comportarian como hospederos paratenicos para A.