Jawfish Territorial Video

Jawfish Territorial Video

Postby Morgman » Tue Apr 10, 2007 7:00 pm

Check out this video. It has a cool jawfish territorial display,


Here is a capture of the sequence. It is about half way through the movie. All credit to Howard Hall and his amazing skills!!!!

Here is a teaser screen shot. I did not take this image!!!!

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Postby KathyL » Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:46 pm

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Postby spk » Wed Apr 11, 2007 3:17 am

Wow, that is a really neat video.
Rather thought provoking toward the end.
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Postby David M » Wed Apr 11, 2007 9:55 am

That is awesome and yes, a little disturbing at the end.
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Postby mpedersen » Thu Apr 12, 2007 2:47 am

OK, so for those checking this out, the jawfish aggression is just before the halfway point of this very long and for the most part (except for 2 shots at the very end) very beautiful video.

Now, I don't instantly recognize the species of jawfish, but it seems a bit WIERD how their jaw seems to be hinged basically right below the nose, as if some sort of "third hinge" (look at the picture above, you can see the third "hinge point" on the fish on the left, basically looking at their mouths head on it would look like a HEART). My Pearly Jaws definitely don't share this morphology...truly wierd...

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