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Re: Spinosaurs as what?

> Some speculation...
> Perhaps spinosaurs used their big bulk to cast shadows on the water to
> attract unwary fish as African black herons do. Even that could be an
> additional function for Spinosaurus's big sail.

How plausible is this behavior considering the environs of
Spinosaurus?  Are there other species of fish that congregate in
shade, or other predators that use their shadow to hunt?

Really interesting speculation.  Is this even remotely provable?