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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Juvenile Menhaden Forced Ashore

These juvenile menhaden were forced ashore against the receding tide by blitzing mackerel one afternoon on Nauset Beach, only to be eagerly gobbled up by ravenous and raucous gulls after I had taken the shot and moved away.

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Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Orleans, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Peter Pasterczyk