Image: Scarred Dugong

Scarred Dugong

A Dugong that was caught in a shark net off Queenscliff, Sydney, New South Wales in March 2006. The circular scars are probably a result of Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark bites.

D. Reid, DPI Fisheries
© D. Reid, DPI Fisheries

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Tags Fishes, Ichthyology, Dugong, Scarred Dugong, Dugong dugon, Dugongidae, Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark, Isistius brasiliensis, Dalatiidae,