Schools of Hammerhead Sharks are known to send a spotter ahead of the group, to check the area for potential dangers. The spotter will then return to the school and communicate with them in a way we don't yet understand. If the spotter is scared away, for example by overly keen photographers, the school will never come close to the reef or cleaning station. Large schools of Hammerheads can often be seen at the remote sea mounts of Darwin and Wolf Island in the Galapagos. PS: Notice the huge school of big eye jacks in the edge of the frame?
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Animals, Black and White, Cartilaginous Fishes (Chondrichthyes), Darwin Island, Darwin's Arch, Diving, Ecuador, Elasmobranchii, Fish, Galapagos, Galeomorphi, Ground Sharks (Carcharhiniformes), Hammerhead Sharks (Sphyrnidae), Isla Darwin, Monochrome, Neoselachii, Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Salt Water, Scalloped Hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini), Scuba Diving, Selachii, Sharks (Selachimorpha), Sharks and Rays (Euselachii), Silhouette, Tauchen, Underwater
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- Galapagos, Ecuador