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Batfish
Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scorpaeniformes - scorpionfishes and flatheads »  family Dactylopteridae - flying gurnards »  genus Dactylopterus

Scientific synonyms

Trigla volitans Linnaeus, 1758
Cephalacanthus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dactilopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dactylopterus blochii Swainson, 1839
Dactylopterus communis Owen, 1853
Trigla fasciata Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Dactylopterus fasciatus Swainson, 1839
Gonocephalus macrocephalus Gronow, 1854
Dactylopterus occidentalis Swainson, 1839
Callionymus pelagicus Rafinesque, 1818

Other names

= Flying Gurnard

Least Concern

Images

Dactylopterus volitans - Batfish

Author: Pavel Zuber

Dactylopterus volitans - Batfish

Author: Pavel Zuber

Dactylopterus volitans - Batfish

Author: Pavel Zuber

Dactylopterus volitans - Batfish

Author: Ivo Antušek

Dactylopterus volitans - Batfish

Author: Ivo Antušek
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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1021]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/7212]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [185182]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Hanel L., Plíštil J., Novák J. (2011): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 7. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ropušnicotvaří (Scorpaeniformes) – ostnoploutví (Perciformes) – Percoidei], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 148 str. [as Dactylopterus volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019

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