Definition of flying gurnard in English:

flying gurnard

Line breaks: fly¦ing gur|nard

noun

A bottom-dwelling marine fish that has bony armour on the skull and large brightly coloured pectoral fins. It moves through the water with a gliding or flying motion.
  • Family Dactylopteridae: two genera and several species
More example sentences
  • The flying gurnard is characterized by its spectacular pectoral fins that look like wings.
  • We found a multitude of interesting subjects - flying gurnards and dragonets, strange octopuses and rainbow coloured nudibranchs, and even several different kinds of frogfish.
  • The sandy seabed is popular with photographers seeking flying gurnards, flounders and cuttlefish.

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