Photo of the week: White shark

Department of Conservation —  14/08/2013

Discovery’s Shark Week may have just finished, but we’re happy to extend their time in the limelight with this stunning photo by Terry Goss.

white shark

White sharks, often called white pointers or great white sharks, are large, iconic marine predators. New Zealand is a global hotspot for this species and they have been protected in our waters since April 2007.

Photo copyleft, Some Rights Reserved, Terry Goss/The Forever Engine.