Flying fish is one of the most interesting types of fish due to its ability to glide through the air. There are 40 different species of flying fish that can be found in all oceans of the world. They prefer tropical and subtropical water of Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean. Flying fish are especially abundant in the Caribbean Sea. Barbados was known as the “The land of flying fish” in the past. Flying fish are often hunted by fisherman. Luckily their number in the wild is still stable and they are not listed as endangered species.
Do flying fish really fly?
How far can they travel in the air before they fall back into the water again?
What are other animals that fly or glide? Find out at least 5 more. Why do they fly?