Photographer's Note

This photograph was taken in Hervey Bay, Queensland, the jump-off point to Frasier Island. My girlfriend and I were walking down the pier and we saw one of these small fish (I believe they are a type of puffer fish) in the water surrounding a pillar of the pier. We assumed that it had gotten trapped as the tide had receded, but as we continued down the dock, we began to notice that there were fish surrounding every pillar. Once the tide had fully receded, these small crabs emerged from the sand and traveled to the small pools of water. As they approached, the fish jumped from the pools and captured the crabs. It was a very interesting behavior.

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