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Patient frenzy

Duration: 01:47

Lemon sharks play a patient game as they wait to feed. It might seem that they are surounded by fish to eat in the shallows but they don't immediately attack. They require the help of young trevally fish to arrive and cause a comotion. Trevally are predatory fish and so the small shoals explode out of the way. However, every once in a while, they land within striking distance of the sharks, who erupt into a feeding frenzy.

Available since: Wed 28 Dec 2011


Series Producer
James Brickell
Monty Halls
Executive Producer
Neil Nightingale

This clip is from

Great Barrier Reef Nature's Miracle

1/3 Monty Halls examines the complex structure of the Australian coral reef and its wildlife.

First broadcast: 01 Jan 2012

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