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strange find

Postby nectarboy » Sat Nov 12, 2011 11:17 pm

while working at uni the other day i was recycling old un-wanted benthic trawl samples from past surveys and opened a bucket to find this waiting for me... a shock, a nice one though, to say the least!!
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apologies for the very poor pic quality as was taken on my phone!!
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Re: strange find

Postby Dave G » Sat Nov 12, 2011 11:42 pm

Is it a facehugger?
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Re: strange find

Postby nectarboy » Sat Nov 12, 2011 11:44 pm

some kind of dogfish but it was so weird looking up close!
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Re: strange find

Postby Tony » Sun Nov 13, 2011 2:43 am

nectarboy wrote:some kind of dogfish but it was so weird looking up close!


Hi Paul .

it's a nurse shark ,,(dog fish ),in the north sea i's the only fish with eye lids :tu:
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Re: strange find

Postby nectarboy » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:05 am

cheers tony, that was my suspicion too but im not great with native marine species unfortunately!! :shhh:
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