Hooked Grey Nurse Shark


As I looked at this Grey Nurse Shark I was confronted by a formidable set of jaws. It was important to hold composure. The trailing fishing line told the story behind its daunting face – of how a Shark so feared by humans has been persecuted to the brink of extinction.

Fish Rock, South West Rocks, New South Wales

Nikon D80, 10.5 mm, 1/80, f3.5, Ikelite housing, single DS 125 strobe

by Justin Gilligan, New South Wales