Thursday, April 21, 2011

Flying fish

Commonly known as Flying fish & scientifically named as Exocoetidae, this fish  is found in world’s tropical & sub tropical oceans .Flying fish have a very unique defense mechanism for escaping predators. They have found that the best way to avoid other fish in the water is to get out of the water. Some flying fish can reach at approximate speed of 30km/hour in flight & the recorded for maximum airborne time was 45 seconds.

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