pygmy shark, Euprotomicrus bispinatus, emitting bioluminescent light in the dark,  view of underside exposed by the light of its own photophores, male, specimen, about 6 inches (16 cm) long - they live in deep water by day (to at least 1,300 ft) and may rise to the surface at night, Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, Pacific Ocean (c)


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Image ID: 0037789-DPE

Pygmy Shark | Euprotomicrus bispinatus

pygmy shark, Euprotomicrus bispinatus, emitting bioluminescent light in the dark, view of underside exposed by the light of its own photophores, male, specimen, about 6 inches (16 cm) long - they live in deep water by day (to at least 1,300 ft) and may rise to the surface at night, Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, Pacific Ocean (c)
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Doug Perrine

Image dimensions: 4500x3000