Image: Cookiecutter Shark bite on a Crested Bandfish

Cookiecutter Shark bite on a Crested Bandfish

Wound from the bite of a Cookiecutter Shark on the side of a Crested Bandfish (AMS I.43718-001).

Photographer:
Mark McGrouther
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

The fish was purchased from Nicholas Seafood by Bernard Yau in September 2005. It was caught by M. Cameron on FV Tasman Explorer at a depth of 1000 m, off Coffs Harbour, New South Wales.

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Tags Fishes, Ichthyology, Crested Bandfish, Cookiecutter Shark, Lophotus lacepede, Isistius brasiliensis, Lophotidae,