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  • 1. Alan Tapia 5 period Flying Fish (Parexocoetus brachypterus)
  • 2. Habitat
    • coastal pelagic
    • Witch means they live near the surface of the water (not at the bottom) and they are coastal, meaning they are near the coast.
  • 3. Edible?
    • Flying fish are commercially fished in Japan, Vietnam and Barbados.
    • The are usually caught by fish netting.
    • The roe of Chelipogon agoo, or Japanese flying fish, is used to make some types of sushi, and is known as tobiko.
  • 4. Flying Facts
    • Longest glide lasted 45 seconds
    • They can travel at speeds higher then 43 mph.
    • There maximum altitude is 20 feet.
    • Their glides are typically around 50 meters (160 ft)
  • 5. Food Pyramid
    • Flying Fish feed mainly on plankton
    • Predators include dolphins, tuna, marlin, birds, squids and porpoises
  • 6. Size
  • 7. [ watch a fish fly ]
  • 8. Work cited
    • King, Judith: WildLife Fact File Pittsburge,PA : International Masters Publishers.
    • http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?search=Parexocoetus+brachypterus
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_fish
  • 9. Works Cited(pictures)
    • http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT_6EW1O-SnOUkSUINHWmBDit1xAo5ZmoEe_TiRbOY1W1w_Swnk
    • http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/Gallery/Descript/ScHammer/scallopedhammerheadbasemap.JPG&imgrefurl=http://carnivoraforum.com/index.cgi%3Fboard%3Dfish%26action%3Ddisplay%26thread%3D2603&usg=__iHfKZSnGZk7lofUwkqdMYi-3DB4=&h=256&w=512&sz=34&hl=en&start=22&zoom=1&tbnid=Ode17z4LKf-azM:&tbnh=102&tbnw=204&ei=7XHITZvQNouWsgPE4JnMAw&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dcoastal%2Bpelagic%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D832%26tbm%3Disch0%2C875&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=674&vpy=316&dur=249&hovh=159&hovw=318&tx=185&ty=77&page=2&ndsp=23&ved=1t:429,r:15,s:22&biw=1280&bih=832
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tobiko.jpg
    • http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/images/0119-03.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0119-01.htm&usg=__IendQjo9uUEbyZRlYZ9TM0lJnlQ=&h=231&w=350&sz=35&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=1FjJUHLdRqModM:&tbnh=157&tbnw=227&ei=qHjITfaeG43msQO0_9ieAw&prev=/search%3Fq%3DPlankton%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D832%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=570&vpy=103&dur=1127&hovh=182&hovw=276&tx=136&ty=121&page=1&ndsp=22&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:0
    • http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://nationaloceanic.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/bottlenose-dolphin-picture-2-480.jpg&imgrefurl=http://nationaloceanic.org/research/dolphins&usg=__q-I4aVNdncKLw4nPi3hha-swaMY=&h=480&w=363&sz=32&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=gov6GEcb2PnmcM:&tbnh=164&tbnw=128&ei=7XjITc69I5O4sAOGx5CSAw&prev=/search%3Fq%3Ddolphins%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D832%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=834&vpy=70&dur=10&hovh=258&hovw=195&tx=73&ty=163&page=1&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:3,s:0