Grunts and porkfish

Grunts and porkfish

Z605/0815 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 16.9MB

Downloadable file size: 1.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Porkfish and grunts shoaling together. The Panama porkfish (Anisotremus taeniatus, yellow) and spottail grunt (Haemulon maculicauda, silver) both inhabit the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean. Both are considered good food fish, and both can reach around 30 centimetres in length. It is thought that fish form shoals to protect themselves against predators. Individual fish are hard to target amongst a rapidly shifting shoal, and the great number of fish makes the shoal better at detecting predators than an individual fish would be.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, anisotremus taeniatus, bony fish, eastern, grunt, haemulon maculicauda, horizontal, marine, mixed, nature, ocean, pacific, panama, panamic, pisces, porkfish, school, schooling, sea, shoal, shoaling, spot tailed, spottail, tropical, underwater, wildlife, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.