TOKYO-2019 Science / Other

Maternety - Species Preservation

  • Prize
    Silver in Science/Other
  • Photographer
    Ana Filipa Scarpa
  • Technical Info
    Nikon D70 35mm Lense F 4.2 1/3 Sec
  • Photo Date

In this image we can see the work developed by the technicians of the Aquarium Vasco da Gama, in Lisbon, which is intended not only for sampling to the general population, but also for the release into the wild of numerous Pata-Roxas specimens. The Pata-Roxa is a cartilaginous fish, similar to sharks. It lives from the coastal zones up to about 110 meters deep. The female is oviparous, and performs postures twice a year, puts between 20 to 30 capsules for two years, without the need for new fertilization, which have the particularity of being protected by a rectangular capsules, in which from

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