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The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science

Lemon Sharks in Bimini

Caption: Research conducted in Bimini in The Bahamas spanning almost two decades shows that female lemon sharks that were born there returned 15 years later to give birth to their own young, confirming this behavior for the first time in sharks.

Credit: Matt Potenski

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