Teeth of the Skin

Sharks are covered with thousands of dermal denticles (shown here in green/red) that are remarkably similar to their awe-inspiring teeth. The denticles are precisely arranged over the skin surface to allow the sharks to swim efficiently and silently throu


The head of a newly-hatched catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) imaged using 3D X-ray microscopy.

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