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French Grunts
Haemulon flavolineatum

Schooling behavior is believed to be a natural defense against predators:  it is difficult to single out an individual victim among a swirling mass of fish.

Bonaire, Dutch Antilles
 
Sea Facts:

Recorded shark attacks world-wide number approximately 50-80 per year, most from one of 3 species: great whites, bulls and  tigers. More people are killed by bees and lightening strikes than by sharks. 

 

French Grunts

 
         
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