flying fish


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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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The brewery is working in conjunction with Aramark, which runs the aquarium's food and beverage program, to open the Flying Fish Beer Garden on Memorial Day weekend.
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.Kurihara, a Food Science major from Tokyo University of Agriculture, said the flying fish-derived condiments may be sold to local restaurants in Panay Island that serve Japanese food.
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.
Tubac, AZ, April 19, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Flying Fish Books - Gary Isaacson, author
Scientists have made the first measurements of flying fish aerodynamics.
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Flying fish can stay airborne just as well as small-to-midsize birds, according to a new study.
We noticed these little fish ebbing out which seemed to be flying fish and Sam dug the end of his net into the sand and managed to get them inside.
Armed with just a tiny aquarium net, six-year-old Sam Kirkham claims to have landed four small flying fish.