Image: Cookiecutter bite on Shortbill Spearfish

Cookiecutter bite on Shortbill Spearfish

A wound on the side of a Shortbill Spearfish probably caused by the bite of a Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark. The fish was photographed at the Sydney Fish Market.

Photographer:
Kevin Rowling
Rights:
© Kevin Rowling

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Tetrapturus angustirostris, Shortbill Spearfish, bite, Cookiecutter Shark, Istiophoridae, Dalatiidae,