Longline fishing research on the NOAA Ship OSCAR ELTON SETTE.
Mako shark on deck with swallowed hook. Note small do-like sensory organs on
head. These are called ampullae of lorenzini. They are electroreceptors that
help sense the proximity of potential prey.
Image ID: fish2627, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Hawaii, Hawaii, Kona Coast
Photo Date: 2006 November
Photographer: Allen Shimada, NOAA NMFS OST
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