Orlando, Florida - It's goodbye to SeaWorld Orlando's giant predators and hello to the oceanariums's new show stoppers a pod of killer anchovies.
Up to ten million of the little nippers are taking over from orcas Katina, Tilikum, Kayla, Trua, Nalani, Makaio and Malia, Oceanworld's hasbeen superstars.
After years of faithful service these old timers are being pensioned off to a pet food canning factory aboard a converted former Japanese whaling ship.
Their showbiz replacement is rumored to be a troupe of the world's No 1 marine performance artistes from the genus Clupeiformes whose speciality act is the Dance Of The Seven Veils to the music of Dvorak's Filth. Uh. Fifth.
The anchovies are currently honing their repertoire ahead of a Labor Day debut performance.
A sneak peek at the program confirms their planned rendition of synchronised swimming to the Beatles' Yellow Submarine and I Am The Walrus.
Blackfish II begins shooting in Miami next Sunday.