By sharing this link, I acknowledge that I have read and understand the Terms and Conditions.
RICHARD BROOKS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY RICHARD BROOKS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Sailfin snapper spawning aggregation in a strong current over a reef edge. The sailfin snapper (Symphorichthys spilurus) is a reef fish found across the eastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean. It is usually solitary but forms huge schools on reef edges to spawn. It forms spawning aggregations on only a few days a year, typically from March to June on the days before a New Moon. The males are darker than the females. Filmed at Peleliu, Palau, on 6th April 2021.
Model release not required. Property release not required.
Contact us if you require the original or other formats.