Shortfin Mako Shark with Parasitic Copepods

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shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus, with parasitic copepods, very aggressive and the fastest swimmer of all shark species, San Diego, California, USA, Pacific Ocean

Caption

shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus, with parasitic copepods, very aggressive and the fastest swimmer of all shark species, San Diego, California, USA, Pacific Ocean


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Masa Ushioda/CoolWaterPhoto.com. All rights reserved worldwide. Not to be used without authorization.


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Image File Information

File Name: Mako-Shark-Shortfin-0004-V.jpg
File Format: 8bit RGB JPEG
Color Profile: Adobe RGB (1998)
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