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Bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) spawning aggregation parting to avoid a predatory shark. Adult parrotfish aggregate over the reef in huge numbers before moving out into blue water to spawn. They time their breeding according to the lunar cycle, with these aggregations taking place in the days before a New Moon. Filmed in Palau.
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