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Winged Fish etc!
Oriental Flying Gurnard ( Dactyloptena orientalis ) Image Source This deep-sea creature called the oriental flying gurnard is a flying gurnard 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. The fins are usually held against the body, but when threatened they can expand the ‘wings’ to scare off a predator. Flying Gurnard ( Dactylopterus volitans )