Image: Shortfin Mako embryo

Shortfin Mako embryo

A Shortfin Mako embryo of approximately 50 cm total length. It has a distended stomach that is full of egg yolk from eggs it has been eating while still inside the body of the female shark. (CSIRO H.3213-01)

Photographer:
T. Carter
Rights:
© CSIRO

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Shortfin Mako, Lamnidae, Isurus oxyrinchus,