05 June 2018

Old guy

This old individual, photographed as he/she was following a bottom trawler, has the tips of the rostrum and dorsal fin heavily worn. Wear (especially on the rostrum) may result in part from years spent foraging behind or even inside the nets. Marks left from the teeth of conspecifics are also visible.

(Photo by S. Bonizzoni, Northern Adriatic Sea)

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