25 Jul '11, 10am

Thousands of Squid Surround Photographer ~ ~ #conservation #biodiversity #photography

Humboldt squid are called the "red devil" in Spanish and frequently hunt in schools themselves just as these squid were being hunted by a pack of other fish. The behavior of pack cooperation in hunting schools of squid is the first ever seen by an invertebrate in the ocean. Jon has many other adventures coming to him, but it doesn't seem likely that most will measure up to this one. He was nervous taking them, hoping it all came out as he saw them: "I kept closing the distance and soon I was in literally in the middle of the shoal, completely surrounded by thousands of squid. My camera was on full burst mode, clicking at eight frames per second. I hoped and prayed that my camera settings were correct, because if what I saw with my own eyes was being captured on film, I’d have some incredible photos! The huge mass of squid kept going past me towards the kelp forest, but sev...

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