Image: Fish with Cookiecutter Shark wounds
The image shows Cookiecutter Shark wounds on the side of a fish, probably a trevally. The Cookiecutter Shark is named after the cookie-shaped wounds that it leaves on the bodies of its prey.
- Marta Eusebio
- © Marta Eusebio
The fish was caught during a 121 day swordfish survey run by IEO (Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia, the Spanish Oceanographic institute) from December 2005 until April 2006. It was caught in a region of the Indian Ocean near the Maldive Islands.