This Week in Fish: Drowning in Sharks

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 12 Apr 2013

The week felt very "sharky".  We saw Spinner Sharks, Smalltooth Cookiecutter Sharks and Sam Edmonds the shark photographer.

Spinner Shark, Carcharhinus brevipinna

Spinner Shark, Carcharhinus brevipinna
Photographer: Mark Mohlmann © Mark Mohlmann

Thank you to all photographic contributors but especially to Mike Miller, Mark Mohlmann and Krystof Tichy.

New factsheets:

Thornback Skate, Dentiraja lemprieri
Tasmanian Numbfish, Narcine tasmaniensis

New images:

Spinner Shark, Carcharhinus brevipinna
Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark teeth
Cookiecutter and 'cookie'
Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark meal
Giant Shovelnose Ray, Glaucostegus typus

New movies:

Bastard Trumpeter, Latridopsis forsteri
Australian Sawtail, Prionurus microlepidotus
Maori Rockcod, Epinephelus undulatostriatus

New visitor:

Sam Edmonds

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Edmonds, Spinner Shark, Cookiecutter, Giant Shovelnose Ray,