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Feeding Frenzy of Black-Tipped Sharks

A feeding frenzy of black-tipped sharks in South Africa's Aliwal Shoal. The chilly waters were chummed for cage diving. See additional photos and video at Blacktip Sharks....

Translucent Jellyfish

A translucent moon jellyfish (aurelia aurita) photographed at uShaka Marine World in Durban, South Africa. Moon jellyfish are found throughout most of the world's oceans, from the tropics to the far north. ...

Unicornfish Headshot

Headshot of a silver unicornfish (Naso), photographed at uShaka Marine World in Durban. Several species of unicornfish have a hornlike extension of the snout which begins grown when a young fish reaches abo...
Lagoon Triggerfish

Picasso Triggerfish

The one and only Picasso triggerfish (Rhinecanthus aculeatus), also known as the lagoon triggerfish, blackbar triggerfish, the Picassofish, and the Jamal, photographed at uShaka Marine World in Durban. Phot...
Giant Grouper

Mouth Wide Open

A giant grouper with mouth wide open at uShaka Marine World in Durban, South Africa. Photo by Alan Sutton. See more photos at Groupers....
Pompano Fish

Pompano

A full grown pompano fish at uShaka Marine World in Durban. Photo by Alan Sutton. See more photos of pompanos at Pelagic Fish....
Ragged Tooth Shark

Face to Face with a Ragged Tooth Shark

Inside a cave and face to face with a ragged tooth shark of Aliwal Shoal in South Africa. Although quite fierce looking with rows of sharp teeth, sticking out of their mouth, raggies are known for being cur...

Raggie Cave

Inside a cave with a ragged tooth shark in Aliwal Shoal, South Africa....
Seahorses

Seahorse Bunch

A bunch of seahorses, photographed at uShaka Marine World in South Africa....
Whitetip Shark

Whitetip Shark

An oceanic whitetip reef shark (Carcharhinus longimanus), photographed in Durban, South Africa....
Upside down jellyfish

Upside Down Jellyfish

An upside down jellyfish (Cassiopeia andromeda) at uShaka Marine World in South Africa. These jellyfish live in the intertidal area on sandy bottoms, mud flats and in mangroves. Their color is variable, ...

Turtle Bite

A sea turtle bites another in the tank at uShaka Marine World....
Pinky Fish

Hiding Pinky

A pinky fish (Pomadsys olivaceum) hides in the shadows of uShaka Marine World's shark tank. It is a common bait fish found along the South African coast and in estuary systems. The pinky fish is known by a ...

Salmon Headshot

Headshot of a shimmering daga salmon with canine teeth and gold-rimmed, black eyes. Photo taken at uShaka Marine World in Durban....

A Hunting Blacktip

Face to face with a feeding blacktip shark, Renee Blundon captures this action shot as the massive fish torpedos to the surface for a snack. Renee traveled to Aliwal Shoal in South Africa to photograph and ...

Talang Queenfish

Photo of a beautiful Talang Queenfish (Scomberoides commersonnianus) at uShaka Marine World. An elongated, streamlined, predatory fish of the Indian and west Pacific Oceans, the Talang queenfish may be reco...
Ragged-Tooth Shark

Ragged-Tooth Shark

A spotted ragged-tooth shark in South Africa's Aliwal Shoal, a mating ground for raggies from June to November. Despite their size, imposing  appearance and ferocious set of teeth, ragged-tooth sharks are d...

With or Without the Cage?

Photos by John Miller With or without the cage? Tis the question, as a dozen or so shark fins swirl around the boat, slicing through the gleaming glassy ocean under a sky of vibrant sunrise. Earlier on land,...