Yap! It’s true that the nature have no boundaries, there are a lot of amazing creatures you have seen before, Flying Fish is one of them, it’s quite shocking to say that the Fish Can fly in air just like the birds, once you tell your friend or anybody else that I have seen a Fish which was flying just like a bird his first thought would be the crazy stuff.
Flying Fish can be found in all the oceans especially those oceans that are located in tropical and warm sub-tropical areas having warm water. It is also found in the various oceans of the western countries and some countries also fishing it.
The most important thing which enables the fish to fly in air from the water surface is its pectoral fins that are large in shape. These pectoral fins protect flying fish from the attack of predators because it hide itself under these fins and deceive the predators.
Flying Fish has the ability to leap out from the water into air by making a powerful self-Propeller. Its long wing shaped wings enable this fish to glide into the air and it covers considerable distance in the air above the surface of water.
The average distance of flying fish in the air is about 50 meters or 160 feet, the tail movement has been recorded as 70 times per second. The aerodynamic shape of this fish provides support in gliding and covered the maximum distance.
The flight measurements of Flying Fish have been recorded in 2008 by the Japanese television on the cost of Yakushima Island. According to their latest statistics flying fish spent 45 seconds in the air and cover the distance of 400 meters with a speed of 43 miles per hour. The maximum gliding height of flying fish has been recorded as 6 meter or 20 feet.