October 27, 2020

A big shark and a large squid fought in the deep sea

By Mark Kaufman

A big shark and a large squid fought in the deep sea

An underwater photographer snapped a curious picture of a shark off of Kona, Hawaii, in November 2019. The oceanic whitetip shark had unusual, ring-like markings on its body.

The photographer, Deron Verbec, passed the images to Yannis Papastamatiou, a shark researcher and predator ecologist at Florida International University. These telltale scars almost certainly came from a large squid, Papastamatiou and his research team concluded in a …

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