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School of akule surrounding bluefin trevally,  Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, 2001. Bluefin trevally are large, aggressive  predators. The adults tend to be solitary, but often hunt in groups, as  seen here. Wayne Levin
Pufferfish  (o‘opu hue) with akule, Keauhou Bay, Hawaii, 2006. Wayne Levin
Akule ball with  eyestripe surgeonfish (palani), Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, 2000. Wayne Levin
Column of akule, Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, 2000. In the  upper right, the dim shapes of several ulua can be seen. They are  probably responsible for the density of the school. Wayne Levin
Filming akule, Keauhou Bay, Hawaii, 2006. Diver  Glennon Gingo films a large school looming over him in a dense but agile  mass. Wayne Levin
Circling akule,  Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, 2000. Wayne Levin
Great  barracudea (kaku) surrounded by akule, Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, 2002. The  school opens up for a barracuda. Wayne Levin
Akule pinwheel, Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, 2000. A small  school circles counterclockwise, probably feeding on tiny creatures  stirred up from the bottom. Wayne Levin
Pattern of akule, Kealakekua Bay, Hawai, 2002. Wayne Levin

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