Hundreds of fish form a heart in the ocean as they swim together

Hundreds of fish form a heart in the ocean as they swim together

The video shows the fish maintaining the shape for several moments before morphing into other shapes.

Clearly, love is all the world needs. Even a shoal of fish, swimming around somewhere in the ocean off the coast of Florida, seems to agree.

In footage that was recently captured by a restaurant owner, hundreds of fish were seen swimming together in the shape of a heart in the ocean off Palm Beach County. The fish, composed of a group of crevalle jack, was seen maintaining the unmistakable shape for several moments before swirling around to form other shapes.

Restaurant owner, Paul Dabill, 47, stumbled upon the sight after taking his DJI Mavic Air 2 drone off for a spin from Juno Beach. He was left mesmerized when the heart-shaped shoal, glistening in the ocean, appeared in the frame.

"I was looking for mullet, this time of year is the fall mullet migration," said Paul, as quoted by the Daily Mail. "There were no mullet at the beach this day however I found the school of jack crevalles instead."


Although it was not exactly what Paul was looking for, he still couldn't take his eyes off the sight. "I immediately recognized the heart shape of the school when I first saw it," he went on to say. "It maintained that shape for several seconds before morphing into other shapes. It was a special and beautiful moment before it continued morphing into other amazing shapes."

After capturing the video on October 5, Paul posted the same on social media and left social media users stunned by the captivating sight.

"So cool that you captured that daisy chaining crevalle school this time of year as they usually only do that off the SE FL (South East Florida) beaches in early spring," said one user, Ray Jimenez while another, Mike McCullah, said, "That's amazing!"

A couple of years back, another video shared on social media showed the drone footage of a dolphin chasing its meal underwater in central Florida.

According to WSVN, the drone was being operated and controlled by Michael McCarthy from See Through Canoe.

"There's all sorts of cool things going on in this drone video of a dolphin chasing a fish (Jack Cravelle)," See Through Canoe wrote on YouTube. "On the initial 24 second charge you see the dolphin swimming sideways, this is because the water was very shallow. The dolphin also breaches a few times during the intense chase, this is to gain speed because air provides less resistance than water."


When the dolphin finally caught the fish, the creature used friction to break the freshly caught meal apart. "Once the dolphin catches the fish, he has to tear it apart by rubbing and smashing the fish against the sand," See Through Canoe continued. "This is because their mouths don't have enough jaw pressure to bite the fish in half, so when a dolphin catches a large fish they have to figure out how to tear it up. As the dolphin is tearing up his meal, other jacks are following it around trying to get a piece of their buddy to eat."

Cover image source: NowThis News/YouTube

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