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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish8130

A skua flies away from an Adelie penguin colony with a stolen egg. Breeding pairs of skuas hold feeding territories in penguin colonies, and use those colonies as their hunting grounds.

Image ID: fish8130, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Antarctica, King George Island
Photo Date: 1985
Photographer: Dr. Wayne Trivelpiece
Credit: NOAA NMFS SWFSC Antarctic Marine Living Resources (AMLR) Program

Category: Fisheries/Marine Birds/

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