16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Great White Shark Coming Up From The Shadows

This shark is known as Lucy and is one of the first and oldest identified at Isla Guadalupe. She has a distinctive injury to her tail which makes her instantly identifiable. Here, she was coming up through a shadow layer with her accompanying pilot fish, looking for food.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Ensenada, Mexico
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Richard La Belle