Thanks for ending the discussion. It would have probably gone like this:
sumwun: Farfetch'd, Delibird, Yanma, Croagunk, Hippopotas, and Inkay are all based on aquatic animals, yet none of the can be found by surfing. Solrock can, however, though it would probably die if it spent too long in water.
sumwun els: Solrock can hover over the water.
sumwun: If that's true, why not Pokemon like Beautifly and Swablu?
sumwun els: ...
Satoshi Tajiri: Gamefreak logic strikes again!