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Sharks from the Vault
The sharks housed in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's...
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This cookie-cutter shark (Isistius brasilienses) has a unique bite mark that they...
A Blind Shark Baby
The blind shark (Brachaelurus waddi) is lecithotrophic viviparous— the eggs are...
Fish Heart Out of Water
Under the lens of a microscope—in a shallow, glass well—spindly orbs pulse at...
The serpent eel spends most of its time buried in the sand with only its...
Whitemouth Moray Eel
The whitemouth moray eel is one of the roughly 200 species of moray eels....
Blue Ribbon Eel
All blue ribbon eels undergo an immense transformation within their lifetime. At...
This female ribbon eel began its life as a male. All ribbon eels are born as males...