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Spearfish remora

Remora brachyptera

Description:

Photo take in sand are at -70 ft in a shark dive. Body cylindrical and elongate; possessing an oblong cephalic disk with 14 to 17 transverse laminae; cranium depressed (supporting cephalic disk); dorsal fin with 27 to 44 rays; first gill arch with fewer than 21 gill rakers; body entirely white to pale blue.

Habitat:

Worldwide in warm seas. Subtropical Marine; pelagic-oceanic fish.


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4 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Thanks Blogie

Blogie
Blogie 7 years ago

Nice series!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Thanks Sachin

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Crystal clear shot,

Gerardo Aizpuru
Spotted by
Gerardo Aizpuru

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Lat: 20.63, Long: -87.08

Spotted on Jan 15, 2012
Submitted on Jan 15, 2012

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