Image: White Shark in peril

White Shark in peril

A White Shark at a depth of 5 m, North Neptune Island, South Australia, 18 September 2010.  The image shows the potentially lethal nature of rubbish discarded into the marine environment.  The gills of the fish are being constricted by a plastic packing strap.

Andrew Fox
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Tags fishes, ichthyology, White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, Lamnidae, rubbish,