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two sailfish headed toward a fish shoal in the Gulf of Mexico
March 15, 2015

The Twins

Every year, a sardine run occurs in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, says Your Shot member Fabrice Guerin, who adds that this is when it’s possible to spot the fastest fish in the ocean—the sailfish—hunting fish shoals. “They drill the balls of terrified fish, offering us a stunning show,” he writes. “When I saw these two sailfish going toward the sardines against the sun, I shot as quickly as possible.”

Guerin’s image recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Fabrice Guerin, National Geographic Your Shot

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