Manta Ray leaping 9 feet in the air off the coast of Costa Rica, Central America // photo by Roland Seitre Solent. 2010 -- click photo for article; "Natural Selection" is a great book about rays developing the ability to fly.
Flying Fish image source The Exocoetidae are a family of marine fish in the order Beloniformes class Actinopterygii. Fish of this family are known as flying fish. About 64 species are grouped in seven.
The giant isopod is a crustacean that lives at the bottom of the ocean and is related to shrimp, crabs, and… the roly-poly pill-bugs that dwell in your garden. But unlike their insect cousins, giant isopods can grow to be more than 16 inches cm) long.