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Contact: Chris Dudley
Guy Harvey Research Institute, Nova Southeastern University

Roundscale Spearfish

Caption: The roundscale spearfish bears a close resemblance to the white marlin at first glance. A close examination of fins, scales, and DNA reveals a very different species.

Credit: George Hinteregger

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