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Trumpetfish hunting through a fan

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#1 diver dave1

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 04:07 PM

I was shooting at St John USVI last week and saw this trumpetfish using a sea fan for hunting camo. He had his 'head' through a hole in the fan enough to have just the eyes through. He was watching a fish. I setup to take the shot and just as I was taking it, he launched through the fan and ate the fish!

I cannot be certain but it looks to me that a small portion of the consumed fish fin is still visible on the edge of the trumpet's mouth. Check out the dark line at the snout and tell me what you think.
Based on the fish he was checking out, I think its the fish being consumed but I am not certain.

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 07:53 PM

That is so cool...thanks for sharing
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Posted 27 February 2009 - 08:58 PM


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Posted 27 February 2009 - 09:43 PM

Nice capture :P
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