Bait Balls- Bonaire


On November 29th November, 2021 the DCNA conducted an aerial survey to investigate the bait balls on the East Coast of Bonaire. The team recorded hundreds of skipjack tuna and various seabirds, species of shark, spinner dolphin and the definite highlight; various individual Brydes whales feeding.

Data has been shared with STINAPA Bonaire, and the Dutch Caribbean Biodiversity Database (DCBD). Video credit: Casper Douma Photography

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