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    Flying Fish

    Joel La Follette - Thursday, December 14, 2017

    With the season of flying reindeer upon us I thought I'd feature a few thoughts on flying fish... 
    From the Front page from the Daily Morning Astorian. Sunday May 26th, 1889

    The Swiftest Fish
    I asked an old salt the other day which was the swifter, a flying fish or a dolphin. "Why, a dolphin, of course. I have seen it proved. One day our ship was in the doldrums down near the equator, and all hands were lolling about deck grumbling and whistling for a breeze, I had just gone aloft, and standing upon the top gallant crosstrees, with my body resting upon the royal yard, was looking off on the starboard beam. I saw a flying fish spring up out of the water, followed by a dolphin, and both made straight for the ship. When they arrived at the vessel the dolphin went under and the flying fish went over, dropping square into the dolphin's mouth as he struck the water on the other side. The ship drew eighteen feet of water and only about nine feet above water. So I say, in this case, the dolphin was the swifter fish."

    And the The Athena Press October 04, 1912

    Largest Flying Fish
    The largest flying fish on record was served up for breakfast on the British warship Ardeola a short time ago. The Ardeola was homeward bound and was oft the Canary Islands when a large school of flying fish was observed. They were apparently in full flight from some deep sea enemy traveling rapidly. As the ship met and passed them several flew onboard and were seized by the crew as welcome additions to the meal. One of the fish measured 19 inches: the largest flying fish ever seen before the Ardeola's catch have never exceeded 10 inches. The big one was fried for the captain's breakfast. Flying fish are very palatable and taste like trout.
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