flying fish


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flying fish

A type of fish that has winglike fins that allow it to glide above the water after it leaps into the air. Those flying fish soaring above the water are just about the craziest thing I've ever seen.
See also: fish, flying
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It's also very cheap to source flying fish in Antique and by establishing a cooperation mechanism among DTI, Department of Science and Technology (DOST), and local government units.
Guang-Hui Xu also shared other additional knowledge about the flying fish to LiveScience.
Realising that flying fish really do fly, he and his colleague, Hyungmin Park, decided to find out how these unexpected fliers stay aloft and publish their discovery that flying fish glide as well as birds on 10 September 2010 in The Journal of Experimental Biology.
But getting hold of flying fish to test in a wind tunnel turned out to be easier said than done.
The tours will continue after the festival and run through September, when the flying fish say goodbye to Catalina.
Flying fish get their name from their ability to seemingly fly through the air.
Douglas Henderson at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth said: "There have been two or three sightings of the flying fish by yachtsmen in mid Channel but until now we have not been 100 per cent certain they exist in our waters.
Matt Slater, of the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay, Cornwall, said: "A flying fish in these parts is an extremely rare occurrence.
It's not clear if this elegant flying fish was photographed by Pierce or another photographer.
Flying Fish Express was established and staffed by a team of seasoned passionate professionals in saltwater aquarium retailing," according to Eric Silverman, CEO of Flying Fish.
The crew will head south under the direction of Duncan MacAlister again aboard Flying Fish Arctos, a strong and powerful cutter rigged Australian designed yacht that was originally built to race around the world.