Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Beloniformes > Family: Exocoetidae > Genus: Hirundichthys > Species: Hirundichthys rondeletii

Black wing flyingfish - Hirundichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Awior Polish Fishbase
Black wing flyingfish English Fishbase
Dallendyshe krahezeze Albanian Fishbase
Exocet aile noire French Fishbase
Golondrina del mar Spanish Fishbase
Morska lastovka Slovenian Fishbase
Rondinella Maltese Fishbase
Rondinella rara Maltese Fishbase
Rundinella Maltese Fishbase
Volador aleta negra Spanish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Exocoetus rondeletii Valenciennes, 1847
Exocoetus rufipinnis Valenciennes, 1847
Exocoetus brachycephalus Günther, 1866
Exocoetus lamellifer Kner & Steindachner, 1867
Exocoetus cribrosa Kner, 1867
Exocoetus volador Jordan, 1884
Exocoetus vinciguerrae Jordan & Meek, 1885
Exonautes gilberti Snyder, 1904
Cypselurus polyethmus Fowler, 1919
Danichthys rondelettii (Valenciennes, 1847)
Cypsilurus rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847)
Danichthys rondeleti (Valenciennes, 1847)
Prognichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847)
Hirundichthys rondeleti (Valenciennes, 1847)
Danichthys cribrosus (Kner, 1867)
Exocoetus rubescens Rafinesque, 1818
Exocoetus dowii Gill, 1863
Exonautes nonsuchae Beebe & Tee-Van, 1932
Exonautes fulvipes Ogilby, 1908

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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