any marine fish of the family Dactylopteridae, especially Dactylopterus volitans, having greatly enlarged, colorful pectoral fins that enable it to glide short distances through the air.
any marine spiny-finned gurnard-like fish of the mostly tropical family Dactylopteridae, having enlarged fan-shaped pectoral fins used to glide above the surface of the sea


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