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Dugong with Cookiecutter bites

Caudal region of a dugong captured from a shark net off Queenscliff, Sydney, New South Wales in March 2006. The circular scars are probably from Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark bites.

Sylvia Adam
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Tags Fishes, Ichthyology, Dugong, Dugongidae, Dugong dugon, Cookiecutter, Cookiecutter bites, Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark, Isistius brasiliensis, Dalatiidae,