Flying gurnard

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The Flying gurnard lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 20 - 73 m environment.

The Flying Gurnard is easily recognised by its huge pectoral fins. These fins are covered with dark spots and wavy lines. They have feeler-like leading rays and extensions from each fin ray. The pectoral fins are usually held against the sides of the body. More

Use flying gurnard in a SentenceSee web results for flying gurnardSee images of flying gurnard–noun any marine fish of the family Dactylopteridae, esp. Dactylopterus volitans, having greatly enlarged, colorful pectoral fins that enable it to glide short distances through the air. More

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The flying gurnards are a family, Dactylopteridae, of marine fish notable for their greatly enlarged pectoral fins. As they cannot literally fly, an alternative name preferred by some authors is helmet gurnards. They are the only family in the suborder Dactylopteroidei. More

The oriental flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis, is a flying gurnard of the family Dactylopteridae found in the Indo-Pacific Oceans at depths down to 100 m. Their length is up to 40 cm. The oriental flying gurnard has huge, round pectoral fins. More

The flying gurnards are a family, Dactylopteridae, of marine fish notable for their greatly enlarged pectoral fins. As they cannot literally fly, an alternative name preferred by ... More

Flying Gurnard, common name for any of a family of marine fish with greatly enlarged winglike fins. Although not closely related to gurnards (also... Classification of Fish Classification of Fish ( Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved. More

The Oriental Flying Gurnard or Dactyloptena orientalis is an unbelievable salt water fish that actually has a pair of wings and also has the ability to walk on the ocean floor. These fish are often found in the Indo-Pacific Oceans at depths of up to 100 meters. More

Flying Gurnard in Google Images * Dactylopterus volitans in Google Images Search the Web: More about these sites . More

The Flying Gurnard is also known as the Oriental Helmut Gurnard. It is a light-brown color with orange to dark-brown spots. The pectoral fins can be flared out into an impressive display of fan-like wings, with spines extending beyond the flesh at the tips. More

The Flying Gurnard is a fascinating fish to keep. It is a beautiful, entertaining fish to watch and easy to care for. More

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* Flying gurnard (Dactyloptena orientalis) on lava sand, with pectoral … Flying gurnard (Dactyloptena orientalis) on lava sand, with pectoral … * Atlantic flying gurnard (Dactylopterus volitans). More

The flying gurnard (only known representative of its family), built, in general, on the "sea robin" plan, is remarkable for its enormous pectorals. When it is about half grown or older, these reach nearly to the base of the caudal fin if laid back. More

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The Flying Gurnard is a fish with very large pectoral fins, each of which is divided into a shorter forward portion and a much larger, winglike posterior section. These fins are quite colourful and are brightly spotted with blue lines and spots. More

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Flying gurnard in shallow sea grass habitat around Coco Plum Caye, Belize: well camouflaged, head region, swimming away without wings, close-up over sand. This document maintained by Dr. Bill Bushing. More

Common names

flying gurnard in English
Oki-semihôbô in Japanese (日本語)
吉氏豹魴鮄 in Mandarin Chinese
吉氏豹鲂鮄 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Dactylopteridae
Genus : Dactyloptena
Species : Dactyloptena gilberti
Authority : Snyder, 1909