MAIN SHOT: A giant humpback whale uses its mouth as a huge fishing net as it comes up from the water to catch thousands of herring for its dinner. The massive whale positioned itself underneath the 'bait ball' of herring before jumping up from the water with its mouth wide open.
It managed to scoop up 'thousands' of fish in one leap despite the tiny creatures attempting to escape its clutches by jumping out of the water. Sales manager Koen Hoekemeijer, from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, travelled to Senja, Norway, to take photographs of the whales. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
Pictured: MAIN SHOT: The whale surfacing and the fish jumping into the air to escape it's mouth.