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Adhereing Satellite Tag to Shortfin Mako Shark

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Adhereing Satellite Tag to Shortfin Mako Shark

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

Tags: mako shark shortfin southwest

This adult mako shark was caught during the SWFSC's Juvenile Shark Survey in 2007. You can see the satellite tag attached to the dorsal fin. When the antenna breaks the surface the tag wlil transmit data.

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