Image: Cookiecutter bite on sonar dome

Cookiecutter bite on sonar dome

The image shows damage to the sonar dome of a submarine. The cookie-shaped divot is probably the result of a bite from a Cookie-cutter Shark, Isistius brasiliensis.  The grooves left by the teeth are clearly visible.

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Tags Fishes, Ichthyology, Cookiecutter, sonar, dome, sonar dome, Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark, Isistius brasiliensis, Dalatiidae,