Sunday, December 16, 2012

Flying Fish


Animal You | Flying fish | Hawk live in all oceans, primarily in tropical and subtropical warm waters. Its most notable feature is their pectoral fins, which are not large, and allow the fish to hide and escape from predators, leaping out of the water and fly through the air a few feet above the water surface. Slide upward water, a flying fish moves its tail up to 70 times per second. It spreads its pectoral fins and tilts slightly upward to support. Fish is to increase their time in the air flying straight or at an angle to the direction of air currents created by a combination of air waves and sea.From 1900-1930, flying fish studied as potential models used to construct the plane. Predators include dolphins, tuna, marlin, birds, squids and porpoises.

Creature spent 45 seconds in flight. Flying fish are commercially fished in Japan, Vietnam and China through gillnets, and Indonesia and India for dipnetting. In Japanese cuisine, the fish are often preserved by drying. Kite is part of the national dish of Barbados, known as cou-cou and flying fish. Historically, Barbados has been called "the land of the flying fish", which is now the official national fish Once abundant, migrated between the warm coral-filled Atlantic Ocean surrounding the islands of Barbados and plankton-rich outflows of the Orinoco River in Venezuela.

Only after the completion of the port of Bridgetown / deepwater port in Bridgetown, Barbados saw an increase of ship visits, which connects the island with the world. Moreover, Barbados overfishing pushed them closer to the Orinoco River delta, no longer returning to Barbados in large numbers. Today, the only hawk migrate north to Tobago, about 120 nautical miles (220 km, 140 miles) south-west of Barbados. Despite the changes, flying fish remain a coveted delicacy.

Moreover, performances and actual hologram flying fish also in the passport of Barbados. Lately, the flying fish are also gaining popularity in other islands, fueling several maritime disputes. In 2006, the Council of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea establishes the boundary between Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago for the flying fish dispute, which gradually increased tensions between the neighbors. Fishermen still southern Barbados flying fish.  

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