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Finding Fish Under Working Schools of Birds

1998 article in NZ Fisherman about the associations between seabirds and fish.


More fish come from bird activity that pinpoints deeper aggregations of baitfish. This might be a smattering of deep-diving gannets with no dolphins visible, or a bunch of squawking, flapping, shearwaters or petrels: birds that have the ability to dive to 30 metres or more.

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Credit: Geordie Murman