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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Flying Fish will be the exclusive brewer at the beer garden, though wine will also be available.
Flying Fish is named after a constellation in the southern hemisphere called Volans, which represents exploration, according to LaVecchia.
"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.
Also, Flying Fish announced that Gary Isaacson's newest work, "Son of Born-Again Liberal," a collection of humorous essays is available now on Kindle using the Kindle device or the Kindle App and will be on other formats soon.
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.
I was convinced they were flying fish because I'd read they'd been spotted down south.
When he emptied it into the bucket, we both realised he had caught what we are convinced were some flying fish.
The flying fish, Cheilopogon Heterurus, cannot normally survive in the cold English Channel.
This flying fish is typical of the fish (family Exocoetidae) that boaters often see skimming above the Pacific Ocean around Santa Catalina Island.
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.