The Flying gurnard’s scientific name is Dactyloptena orinentalis, while another common name is the Sea Robin. The average size is 16 inches. This species is found in Hawaiian waters. More fun facts about flying gurnard are listed below.


Flying Gurnard Facts for kids


Flying Gurnard Description: Their bodies are almost rounded, elongated and tapers toward the tail. They have a large head and eyes, but a small mouth. From the side the head looks like that of a frog. The fish is covered with scales that are tough and prickly. There are two large hook-like spurs near the gills. It has large fanlike pectoral fins. The dorsal fin is forked.


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