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Gray reef sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) attacking Surgeonfishes during spawning, French Polynesia

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Malgré le danger que représentent les requins, les poissons chirurgiens n'hésitent pas à se lancer en pleine eau pour lacher leurs semences. Les requins, opportunistes, profitent de cette manne en se jetent dans le tas de petits poissons au moment où ils sont le plus vulnérables.

Keywords

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

Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Saltwater fish

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

Species / Species particularity / Risky species / Injurious species

September

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

Behavior / Reproductive behaviour / Spawn

Best of

World sea and ocean / Pacific Ocean

Oceania / Polynesia / French Polynesia

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Shot / Low angle shot

Motion / Locomotion / Swim

Behavior / Hunt

Enumeration / Group / Multitude

Enumeration / Group

Species / Relation between species / Predation / Prey

Species / Relation between species / Predation / Predator

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Vertebrata / Pisces / Chondrichthyes / Elasmobranchii / Euselachii / Carcharhiniformes / Carcharhinidae / Carcharhinus

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