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Dactylopterus volitans

(Linnaeus 1758)

Dactylopterus volitans was originally described as Trigla volitans by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Dactylopteridae. It is commonly known as Flying gurnard but has many other common names such as flying gurnard in USA (contiguous states), Nishisemihoubou in Japan, Peixe-voador in Brazil, Flying gurnard in Bahamas, Ekpimmèvignon in Benin. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   volitans
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Syngnathiformes Syngnathiformes
Family   Dactylopteridae
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Genus   Dactylopterus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Syngnathiformes
Family   Dactylopteridae
Genus   Dactylopterus
Original Name   Trigla        
Taxon Name   volitans
Original Combination   Trigla volitans
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Trigla volitans
OriginalSubGenus   Trigla
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mediterranean Sea and Asia (in error).
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   302

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Dactylopterus volitans
Current Species   volitans
Current Genus Dactylopterus
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Dactylopteridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1 to 80 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Dactylopterus volitans  (Linnaeus 1758). Dactylopteridae.
Name History   •Valid as Cephalacanthus volitans (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod 1973:613 [ref. 7193]). •Valid as Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:451 [ref. 14275], Smith 1986:452 [ref. 22186], Roux in Whitehead et al. 1986:1284 [ref. 13677], Robins & Ray 1986:287 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:532 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:214 [ref. 14674], Eschmeyer & Dempster 1990:690 [ref. 17613], Cervigón 1991:278 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:97 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:307 [ref. 23827], Andreata & Séret 1996:584 [ref. 16204], Eschmeyer 1997:729 [ref. 22973], Murdy et al. 1997:142 [ref. 23144], Santos et al. 1997:75 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:118 [ref. 24952], Aguilera 1998:48 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:248 [ref. 24550], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:195 [ref. 25013], Afonso et al. 1999:71 [ref. 25466], Díaz de Astarloa et al. 2000:401 [ref. 24427], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:156 [ref. 27754], Camargo & Isaac 2001:140 [ref. 27639], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:71 [ref. 26753], Klein-MacPhee in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:329 [ref. 26158], Gibson & Myers 2002:134 [ref. 26567], López et al. 2002:64 [ref. 26808], Parin et al. 2002:S65 [ref. 28300], Collette et al. 2003:105 [ref. 26784], Feitoza et al. 2003:68 [ref. 26943], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1230 [ref. 27047], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:72 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:19 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:125 [ref. 27807], Golani 2005:34 [ref. 37112], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:25 [ref. 28815], Vaske et al. 2005:77 [ref. 36155], Fricke et al. 2007:76 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:77 [ref. 30517], Wirtz et al. 2007:29 [ref. 30263], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:39 [ref. 36649], Mabragaña et al. 2011:table S2 [ref. 31800], Page et al. 2013:115 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:36 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:5 [ref. 33516], Fabiano et al. 2014:8 [ref. 33530], Parin et al. 2014:211 [ref. 33547], Pinheiro et al. 2015:11 [ref. 34324], Smith-Vaniz 2016:2249 [ref. 34609], Nión et al. 2016:45 [ref. 35565], Marceniuk et al. 2017:40 [ref. 35324], Spier et al. 2018:9 [ref. 36103], Artüz & Fricke 2019:555 [ref. 36612], Brown et al. 2019:185 [ref. 36444], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:96 [ref. 36864], Ribeiro et al. 2019:8 [ref. 36717]).

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blochii Dactylopterus blochii Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
cheirophthalmus Dactylopterus cheirophthalmus Bleeker [P.] 1855Synonym
chinensis Dactylopterus chinensis Swainson [W.] 1839In family
communis Dactylopterus communis (Owen [R.] 1853)Synonym
communis Dactylopterus communis Gistel [J.] 1848Synonym
fasciata Dactylopterus fasciata (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
fasciatus Dactylopterus fasciatus Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
japonicus Dactylopterus japonicus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Synonym
japonicus Dactylopterus japonicus Bleeker [P.] 1854Synonym
macracanthus Dactylopterus macracanthus Bleeker [P.] 1855Synonym
macrocephalus Dactylopterus macrocephalus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
occidentalis Dactylopterus occidentalis Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
orientalis Dactylopterus orientalis Cuvier [G.] (ex Russell) 1829Synonym
pelagicus Dactylopterus pelagicus (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1818)Synonym
peterseni Dactylopterus peterseni Nyström [E.] 1887Synonym
pirapeda Dactylopterus pirapeda Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Synonym
sexradiatus Dactylopterus sexradiatus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1818)Synonym
spinarella Dactylopterus spinarella (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
tentaculatus Dactylopterus tentaculatus Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
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