This charming stop-animation film comes to you from Akiko McQuerrey, a Japanese artist and designer based in Brooklyn. The music is written and performed by Satomi Matsuzaki and Greg Saunier of the band Deerhoof.
McQuerrey wrote the lyrics:
Does it taste salty like my home oceanHaven’t seen so long
Shark whale and skate
Living in the ocean
Tuna and grouper need each other
Fishes are together making ocean better
I miss all the fishes
But no overfishing
One day captured in the net
Next day sold in the market
Today all of the ships wrecked
Tomorrow fishes are dead
Ocean is lonely because you are hungry
Overfishing isn't a cute subject, but this adorable sea creature can help educate us about the problem.
Hat tip: @Power2thePuppet