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Flying fish

Flying fish, tropical food fish of the family Exocoetidae, that propels itself out of the sea by an elongated lobe of the tail. It can glide on its fins, but the flights are usually 180 ft (55 m) or less. The flight allows the fish to escape predatory fish.

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