Pa Kahawai Bone Carving Necklace. A traditional Maori fishing lure carved with a wooden shaft and bone barb. These were trawled behind the Maori long canoes to catch fast ocean going pelagic fish. www.boneart.co.nz
Tropical two-wing flyingfish (Exocoetus volitans) Capable of leaping out of the water and gliding for long distances above the surface. Feed mostly on crustaceans and other planktonic animals. Preyed upon by swordfish, tunas and many other larger pelagic fishes . Native to the Ionian Sea, Zachynthos - Greece
Butterfly fish is a colorful marine fish, found mostly in coral reefs. This tropical fish is a common sight in the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Butterfly fish and the angelfish look more or less similar due to the several similarities in their physical appearance.
The diet of the blue shark includes many types of fish and squid, and may sometimes eat seals. Although flatfishes make up part of the diet, blue sharks predominantly eat pelagic fishes such as herring, silver hake ,white hake and haddock.