Image: Yellowfin Tuna with Cookiecutter Shark bites

Yellowfin Tuna with Cookiecutter Shark bites

The image shows Cookiecutter Shark wounds on the side of a Yellowfin Tuna. The Cookiecutter Shark is named after the cookie-shaped wounds that it leaves on the bodies of its prey.

Photographer:
Marta Ebusio
Rights:
© Marta Ebusio

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Tags Fishes, ichthyology, Yellowfin Tuna, Cookiecutter Shark, Thunnus albacares, Scombridae, Isistius brasiliensis, Isistius plutodus, Dalatiidae,