|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Exocoetidae||Prognichthys occidentalis||Parin||1999||Bluntnose Flyingfish|
Unique Characters: Pectoral fins very long, reaching beyond anal-fin base to or almost to caudal-fin base. Pectoral branch of lateral line absent. Pelvic fins long, reaching well beyond anal-fin origin, inserted nearer to anal-fin origin than pectoral-fin insertion. Origin of anal fin 3 soft rays or more behind origin of dorsal fin. Dorsal fin 2-5 soft rays more than anal fin. First 2 pectoral-fin rays unbranched. Juveniles not barbelled.
Similar Species: None.