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The fast moving blue shark (Prionace glauca) is a species of requiem shark, of the family Carcharhinidae, that inhabits deep waters in the world's temperate and tropical oceans. Tagging studies in the North Atlantic have revealed that Blues are the champion migrators among sharks. Blue Shark migrations of 1,200 to 1,700 miles (2,000 to 3,000 kilometres) are common. This shot was taken in the Atlantic Ocean of the Azores Islands in Portugal. The image was shot on a dusk dive in the open blue. We used bait to attract the shark, however, waited for almost two hours before he turned up. Which by this stage meant ambient light had changed and was considerably darker than we had planned. This lowered ambient light signals feeding time to the shark and the instinct was clear from its body movements that included lowered lateral fins and his steady increase in speed. Strobes were not used in this shot in order to keep the dusk atmospehere as natural as possible.

The fast moving blue shark (Prionace glauca) is a species of requiem shark, of the family Carcharhinidae, that inhabits deep waters in the world's temperate and tropical oceans. Tagging studies in the North Atlantic have revealed that Blues are the champion migrators among sharks. Blue Shark migrations of 1,200 to 1,700 miles (2,000 to 3,000 kilometres) are common. This shot was taken in the Atlantic Ocean of the Azores Islands in Portugal. The image was shot on a dusk dive in the open blue....
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