Stock Photo - Atlantic tripletail or tripletail, Lobotes surinamensis, catching a samall fish under a dead leaf. This is a feeding strategy because of the locality of their prey items and the floating structures associated with this behaviour. They use the same strategy for defence mimic dead leaves drifting amongst flotsam at the surface or moving along the bottom with the current. Juvenile Atlantic tripletails are colored a mottled yellow, brown, and black. Adults are jet black. When it lies on its side at the surface, the tripletail is easily confused for a floating mangrove leaf. Caribbean

Stock Photo: Atlantic tripletail or tripletail, Lobotes surinamensis, catching a samall fish under a dead leaf. This is a feeding strategy because of the locality of their.

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