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Aborted spined pygmy shark foetus and yolk sac Ustica ; One of the smallest sharks, it has photophores on its underside. Female 25cm, male 23cm. It lives in depths ranging from 200m to 2000m underwater.

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Wild animal / Fish (animal) / Chondrichthyes / Elasmobranchii / Shark / Spined pygmy shark (Squaliolus laticaudus)

Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Saltwater fish

Enumeration / Alone

Behavior / Reproductive behaviour / Birth

Shot / Profile shot

Shot / Underwater shot

Europe / European Union / Italy

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

World sea and ocean / Mediterranean Sea

Shot / Cut out

Individual / Stage of development / Fetus

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Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Pisces / Chondrichthyes / Elasmobranchii / Euselachii / Squaliformes / Dalatidae / Squaliolus

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