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Gray reef sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) eating a Parrot fish, French Polynesia

© Vincent Truchet / Biosphoto

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Image size: 5000x3337 pixels (16.7"x11.1" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2016-10-25

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Un petit groupe de requin gris à pris en chasse un poisson perroquet qui s'est réfugié dans les anfractuosité du corail. Alors qu'un des squales a réussit à attraper le poisson, d'autres essaient déjà de lui chaparder et les plus en retard continu à fouiller le corail. Scène naturelle sans appâtage.


Wild animal / Fish (animal) / Osteichthyes / Actinopterygii / Parrotfish

Wild animal / Fish (animal) / Chondrichthyes / Elasmobranchii / Shark / Requiem shark (Carcharhinus sp) / Grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos)

Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Saltwater fish

Individual / Nobody

Species / Species particularity / Risky species / Injurious species

Behavior / Competition (rivalry intra-specific)


Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Near Threatened species (IUCN) NT

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World sea and ocean / Pacific Ocean

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Oceania / Polynesia / French Polynesia

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Motion / Locomotion / Swim

Behavior / Hunt


Enumeration / Group

Species / Relation between species / Predation / Prey

Species / Relation between species / Predation / Predator

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Area / Marine area / Reef / Coral reef

Organism / Anatomy / Organ / Physiological system / Sensory system / Electroreception

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Pisces / Chondrichthyes / Elasmobranchii / Euselachii / Carcharhiniformes / Carcharhinidae / Carcharhinus

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