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TP0337-D. Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias taurus) swimming inside the shipwreck of the Aeolus, a 409-foot long tanker sunk on purpose in 1988 to create an artificial reef. This species is ovoviviparous (also called aplacental viviparity), which means that after fertilization of the eggs, the young sharks develop inside the mother while encapsulated in their shells, nourished by attached egg yolks. Later, when the eggs hatch, the pups are expelled from the uterus as miniature near replicas of the adult, ready to live life on their own. North Carolina, USA, Atlantic Ocean.<br />
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A Sand Tiger Shark underwater photo
TP0337-D. Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias taurus) swimming inside the shipwreck of the Aeolus, a 409-foot long tanker sunk on purpose in 1988 to create an artificial reef. This species is ovoviviparous (also called aplacental viviparity), which means that after fertilization of the eggs, the young sharks develop inside the mother while encapsulated in their shells, nourished by attached egg yolks. Later, when the eggs hatch, the pups are expelled from the uterus as miniature near replicas of the...
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Date: 23 May 2016
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