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“Scalloped Hammerhead Shark” – Photo of the Day

15 Apr 2012, Posted by Jeff Mauritzen in National Geographic Photography, Photo Blog, Photo of the Day

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©National Geographic – Photo by Jeff Mauritzen

Scalloped hammerhead shark photographed at Cousins Islands dive site in the Galapagos.  The blue circles are caused by backscatter from the underwater strobes.  Normally I’d try my best to avoid it, but in this case, I thought they added some depth to the image.

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