NOW YOU KNOW IT – SMALLEST SHARK (PROBABLY)

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The dwarf lanternshark (Etmopterus perryi) is a little-known species of dogfish shark in the family Etmopteridae and possibly the smallest shark in the world, reaching a maximum known length of 20 cm.

It is known to be present only on the upper continental slopes off Colombia and Venezuela, at a depth of 283–439 m.

Do you know what the smallest shark in South Africa is? Have you ever considered meeting these amazing creatures in real life?

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