WQ0262-D. A Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) glides through the open sea. Usually solitary but will aggregate near food sources. Though potentially dangerous to people, many scuba divers enjoy safe encounters with this sleek species of requiem shark (family Carcharhinidae) which can grow to lengths of over 12 feet. Large eyes, long pectoral fins, long pointed nose, sleek body and metallic blue to silver gray skin color help to identify it. Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean.<br />
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WQ0262-D. A Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) glides through the open sea. Usually solitary but will aggregate near food sources. Though potentially dangerous to people, many scuba divers enjoy safe encounters with this sleek species of requiem shark (family Carcharhinidae) which can grow to lengths of over 12 feet. Large eyes, long pectoral fins, long pointed nose, sleek body and metallic blue to silver gray skin color help to identify it. Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean.
Photo Copyright © Brandon Cole. All rights reserved worldwide. www.brandoncole.com

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