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Close Up of Shortfin Mako Shark Skin

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Close Up of Shortfin Mako Shark Skin

Picture by: Mark Conlin Picture taken on: May 25th, 2011

Tags: shark mako shortfin southwest

This image shows a close up of an adult mako shark's side. The circular scars are caused by the tooth-ringed suckers of the jumbo squid, Dosidicus gigas, that in 2007 was a common prey item.

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