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Cookie Cutter Shark

Picture by: TAS Picture taken on: June 19th, 2013

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The cookiecutter shark, also called the cigar shark, is a species of small dogfish shark in the family Dalatiidae. This particular shark lives in warm, oceanic waters worldwide and particularly near islands.

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