Aerodynamic characteristics of flying fish in gliding flight

  title={Aerodynamic characteristics of flying fish in gliding flight},
  author={Hyungmin Park and Haecheon Choi},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
  pages={3269 - 3279}
SUMMARY The flying fish (family Exocoetidae) is an exceptional marine flying vertebrate, utilizing the advantages of moving in two different media, i.e. swimming in water and flying in air. Despite some physical limitations by moving in both water and air, the flying fish has evolved to have good aerodynamic designs (such as the hypertrophied fins and cylindrical body with a ventrally flattened surface) for proficient gliding flight. Hence, the morphological and behavioral adaptations of flying… 

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