Dactylopteridae

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Dactylopteridae

[‚dak·tə·lō′ter·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The flying gurnards, the single family of the perciform suborder Dactylopteroidei.
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Netting of the Flying Gurnard in Irish waters is unique and the fish has now been donated to the Natural History Museum.
Only four Flying Gurnards have been caught this far north since records began more than 100 years ago.
Flying gurnards are usually found in hotter climes such as the Mediterranean and the Phillippines.