Ginglymostoma cirratum (Cat shark)
Tubba-taha reef, Sulu Sea, Philippines
While diving at a depth of 70 feet on a wall at Tubbataha reef, several divers in our group disturbed a seven-foot nurse shark while it was resting in a hidden cavern. I caught this image as it emerged and gracefully swam away.
Jeffrey N. Jeffords (photographer; copyright holder; identification)
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