a baitball of sardines, Sardinops sagax, is packed into a tight formation as a defensive mechanism to counter the attacks of dolphins, sharks, and other predators, Transkei, South Africa, (Indian Ocean) (do)


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Image ID: 0030771-DPE

a baitball of sardines, Sardinops sagax, is packed into a tight formation as a defensive mechanism to counter the attacks of dolphins, sharks, and other predators, Transkei, South Africa, (Indian Ocean) (do)
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Doug Perrine

Image dimensions: 5400x3600