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Aug 3

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The Butterfly of the Sea

This is fish is called the Sea Robin, otherwise known as a Gurnard or The Butterfly of the Sea. This interesting fish is a bottom dweller. They have several sets of specialized fins, including some that allow the fish to swim and others that let it perch on the seafloor. Itโ€™s not related to flying fish, nor do they glide in air. The Sea Robinโ€™s large pectoral fins are normally held against the body, but are spread out when threatened to put off predators.

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