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Gotcha!

A great white shark at Neptune Islands grabs the bait at high speed - the goal of baiting is very much not to feed the animals, just to get them interested enough for a swim-by. That's why the bait is very low calorie. The shark loses interest relatively quickly and leaves after getting one or two of these. The result of this is that the shark doesn't start to associate humans and boats with food, which would be bad.
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Anthias at Sunset

Shaab Maksour, Egypt
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Say hello to my sharky friend!
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The hammerheads of Daedalus

These scalloped hammerhead sharks prefer slightly lower water temperatures than we had last week. When the water is too warm for them they simply stay deeper, where the temperature sometimes drops abruptly (a 'thermocline'). These sharks were down at around 50-60 meters (170-200 feet), but were curious enough to come visit us for a quick swim-by.
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Yeah, I had fun last week.
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Lyretail Anthias at Marsa Shuuna, Egypt
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Another in the series of 'Wtf, animal kingom?': This school of long-jawed mackerel was presumably whispering 'Would you look at that idiot turtle...' to each other as it swam by.
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Sometimes photographing sharks can be pretty difficult. Like when an idiot pilot fish thinks it should really swim right in front of the shark's eye.
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Napoleon under the breaking waves of Daedalus Reef.
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Meet the Hammers!

For the past six weeks there hadn't been any hammerhead sightings. This week however they're back in force. We saw schools of 40+ animals, and a couple of times they were curious enough to check us out a little higher up. (In this case 'a little higher up' means they came up to 35 meters or so - 115 feet.)
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