16 September 2007 B

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Flying Gurnard / St. Vincent

Recognized by its huge peacock-like pectoral fins, the Flying Gurnard (despite its name) does not fly. It can, however, "walk" on the bottom by alternatively moving its pelvic fins and short pectoral fin rays. St. Vincent, West Indies.

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