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Amazing flying fish

Do know how to fly fish? Of course! In nature, there are a small family of marine fish, consisting of 77 species that really know how to fly .

Today let’s talk about the amazing flying fish and even see how to have a 1.5-meter flying fish at home .

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Amazing flying fish

Well, fly!

Amazing flying fish

Flying involves the use of the wings and the fish of the family hover above the water otherwise. With the help of strong blows tail, they quickly jump out of the water and soar through the air, using its broad pectoral fins.

Flying fish occur mainly in the tropics and subtropics. Their length varies from 15 to 40-50 cm.

Amazing flying fish

Asian-American korotkokryl in flight:

Amazing flying fish

In general, the range of soaring flight of about 50 meters, but these amazing fish are capable of using the flow of air over the water, to increase it up to 400 meters!

Amazing flying fish

While under water, the fish is gaining speed. Its wings begin to unfold even at a time when the tail is in the water.

Amazing flying fish

Taking off at an angle of 40-45 degrees to the surface of the water with an initial velocity, increasing from 30-35 to 80 km / hour, fish floating in the air, gradually decreasing back to water.

Amazing flying fish

Unlike birds, control your flight flying fish can not, therefore, there are times when they cut into the side of the ships, or fall to the deck.

Amazing flying fish

Amazing flying fish

But this beautiful fish with «wings» — flying gurnard — can not fly. She lives in the coastal area near the seabed over which can move on all fours.

Amazing flying fish

Amazing flying fish house

To find yourself flying fish do not need to go to the tropics. The American company from California William Mark Corporation has created the amazing flying fish Air Swimmers, which can be controlled remotely.

We contacted the company to get more details and photos.»Air swimmers’ are filled with helium ball as sharks or clown fish. Their size is quite impressive — almost 1.5 meters in length and 90 cm in height. fish is controlled from the panel, the range of 12 meters.

Amazing flying fish

Flying fish «swim» through the air very smoothly and realistically, moving their tails. This makes on others a lasting impression.

There are 2 kinds of fish. Shark:

Amazing flying fish

Few details. At the bottom of the fish is the receiver. To the right is visible a flexible tail design.

Amazing flying fish

And the clown fish:

Amazing flying fish

Amazing flying fish

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