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Image ID: 29567
Common Name: Trevally
Scientific Name: Pseudocaranx dentex
Location: New Zealand
Description: A very dense school of trevally in the clear blue oceanic waters of the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. This tight configuaration is known as a baitball or meatball, and is a defensive response intended to confuse predators although it sometimes has the opposite effect of providing a concentrated feast for multiple predators.
Keywords: Trevally, Pseudocaranx dentex, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, baitball, meatball, defense, predator, fish, blue, motion, school
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