Just leftover bait from a fisherman.
San Diego County, California, US
We saw a couple of bait balls of presumed sardines but this one was caught locally and was in the bait tank on the boat.
About to become a bit of Elegant Tern...
Collected on Gemma during squid trip. All died en route to dock.
Huge anchovy die off in Santa Cruz Harbor. Schools thought to be evading humpback whales, and suffocated from crowding
In front of Gulf Flounder
Dribbling from the humpback's mouth!
Large school of small individuals approximately 5 cm in length. In shallow water in Eel Pond next to Boat House.
About 2". Washed ashore on 'dog beach' part of the harbor.