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flying fish

a species of fish (Cypselurus californicus) in which the pectoral fins are enlarged and act as aerofoils when the fish leaps out of the water, enabling it to glide up to 50 m, possibly to escape predators.
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Michi Kurihara, a volunteer of JICA, was tapped to work with nine MSME associations in Antique to help develop new product lines or variances from existing processed food using muscovado, tomato sauce, peanut cookies, and condiments for noodles using flying fish as raw material.
Flying Fish Arctos finished 10th under PHS last year.
The latest discovery of researchers suggests that the appearance of the first flying fish may have changed through the years in order to protect itself from marine predators.
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Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Flying fish can stay airborne just as well as small-to-midsize birds, according to a new study.
Flying fish are back, and Catalina Island is celebrating their annual return through Sunday.
FISHERMAN were baffled after catching the first flying fish off the Irish coast.
While this flying fish may have been photographed for its beauty and novelty, it perhaps served as a stock image or as a record in a natural history collection.