Sailfish adventure in Mexico

In the clear, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, a large school of small fish goes to and fro. Suddenly, silver flashes streak through the ocean. At a staggering speed (over 60 mph), powerful creatures, their bodies long and slender, their heads carrying a sharp blade, plough through the sardines, leaving large holes in their wake and feasting on the ones that were still stunned by the violence of the attack. At the height of the excitement, the predators’ bodies flash through a variety of colours, from dark grey to electric blue, sometimes wearing their dorsal fins folded back, sometimes flying them like banners in the frenzy of battle.

And then, nothing. The sea lies empty. The only remainder of what just happened is the cloud of scales glistening under the waves. The Sailfish have returned to whence they came…