Image: Cookiecutter Shark bites on Yellowfin Tuna

Cookiecutter Shark bites on Yellowfin Tuna

Wounds on the sides of Yellowfin Tuna, probably caused by bites from Smalltooth Cookiecutter Sharks. The fish were photographed at the Sydney Fish Market. The fish in the foreground has a fresh wound, whereas the wound on the fish behind it has healed.

Photographer:
Kevin Rowling
Rights:
© Kevin Rowling

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Cookiecutter Shark, bites, Yellowfin Tuna, Scombridae, Thunnus albacares,