Pa Kahawai Bone Carving Necklace. A traditional Maori fishing lure carved with a wooden shaft and bone barb. These were trawled behind the Maori long canoes to catch fast ocean going pelagic fish. www.boneart.co.nz
Captain Cook Charters: Captain Cook specializes in catching all pelagic fish species, including mahi-mahi, wahoo, marlin and is capable of providing deep drop opportunities for snapper, grouper and swordfish. Specialized trips are also offered, so feel free to ask Captain Cook and he will make your vacation experience on St. Croix the trip of a lifetime. #SportFishing
The marine pelagic environment is the largest aquatic habitat on Earth, occupying 1,370 million cubic kilometres (330 million cubic miles), and is the habitat for 11% of known fish species. The oceans have a mean depth of 4000 metres. About 98% of the total water volume is below 100 metres (330 ft), and 75% is below 1,000 metres (3,300 ft).
Tropical two-wing flyingfish (Exocoetus volitans) Capable of leaping out of the water and gliding for long distances above the surface. Feed mostly on crustaceans and other planktonic animals. Preyed upon by swordfish, tunas and many other larger pelagic fishes . Native to the Ionian Sea, Zachynthos - Greece