Facts about Flying Fish:
The flying fish is one of the most interesting types of fish due to its ability to glide through the air. Below are the 8 Interesting facts about flying fish:
The flying fish is shaped like torpedo. They use their fins as wings to move above water.
Flying fish can reach a height of 4 feet in the air, and glide ??distance of 655 feet before returning to the water.
Before it emerges above the water, the flying fish accelerates towards the surface of the water with a speed of 60 km per hour.
When the required speed is accomplished, the flying fish jumps out of the water and spreads its wings.
There are 40 different species of flying fish that can be found in all the oceans of the world.
They are especially abundant in the Caribbean Sea.
The flying fish swims in large schools (groups).
The average life-span of the flying fish is around 5 years in the wild.