Image: Female Crested Hornshark at Avalon Beach

Female Crested Hornshark at Avalon Beach

A female Crested Hornshark in the process of laying an egg case. The fish was photographed at a depth of 18 m, off Avalon Beach, Sydney, New South Wales, July 2006.

Photographer:
Peter Cave
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© Peter Cave

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Tags fish, ichthyology, Crested Horn shark, Heterodontus galeatus, grey, brown, dark splothches, dots/spots, > 1m, Port Jackson Shark, shallow water, marine, adult, horns, Heterodontidae,