TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
The skin of a Spiny Dogfish (Squalus acanthias). This image is 4mm in width and was collected at a magnification of 20x. Sharks have a covering of dermal denticles that protects their skin from damage and parasites in addition to improving their fluid dynamics.
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