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Brine shrimp {Artemia salina} male showing claspers  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Brine shrimp {Artemia salina} male showing claspers
Close-up of the two claspers of Sand tiger shark / Grey nurse shark (Carcharias taurus) Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa  -  Pascal Kobeh
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Pascal Kobeh / Close-up of the two claspers of Sand tiger shark / Grey nurse shark (Carcharias taurus) Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Close look at the claspers on a male Blacktip reef shark, (Carcharhinus melanopterus) Yap, Micronesia.  -  David Fleetham
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David Fleetham / Close look at the claspers on a male Blacktip reef shark, (Carcharhinus melanopterus) Yap, Micronesia.
Nurse sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum) ready to mate. Showing male claspers, which are used to channel semen into the female during mating, Eleuthera, Bahamas.  -  Shane Gross
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Shane Gross / Nurse sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum) ready to mate. Showing male claspers, which are used to channel semen into the female during mating, Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Nurse sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum) ready to mate. Showing male claspers, which are used to channel semen into the female during mating, Eleuthera, Bahamas.  -  Shane Gross
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Shane Gross / Nurse sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum) ready to mate. Showing male claspers, which are used to channel semen into the female during mating, Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Large male White-clawed crayfish (Austropotamobius pallipes) with claspers visible under the tail, caught in a well stocked stream ahead of translocation to an ARK site, safe from Signal crayfish (Pac...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Large male White-clawed crayfish (Austropotamobius pallipes) with claspers visible under the tail, caught in a well stocked stream ahead of translocation to an ARK site, safe from Signal crayfish (Pac...
Whitespotted bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium plagiosum) working his way into a crevice to approach female to mate. The males two claspers (the organs used for inseminating the female shark) are clearly vi...  -  Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Whitespotted bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium plagiosum) working his way into a crevice to approach female to mate. The males two claspers (the organs used for inseminating the female shark) are clearly vi...
Common blue damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) gripping female with tail claspers as she prepares to mate in wheel position, Haut-Rhone Francais National Natural Reserve, France,June.  -  Lorraine Bennery
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Lorraine Bennery / Common blue damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) gripping female with tail claspers as she prepares to mate in wheel position, Haut-Rhone Francais National Natural Reserve, France,June.
Common blue damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) gripping female with tail claspers as she prepares to mate in wheel position, Haut-Rhone Francais National Natural Reserve, France, June.  -  Lorraine Bennery
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Lorraine Bennery / Common blue damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) gripping female with tail claspers as she prepares to mate in wheel position, Haut-Rhone Francais National Natural Reserve, France, June.
Common blue damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) gripping female with tail claspers as she prepares to mate in wheel position, Haut-Rhone Francais National Natural Reserve, France, June.  -  Lorraine Bennery
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Lorraine Bennery / Common blue damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) gripping female with tail claspers as she prepares to mate in wheel position, Haut-Rhone Francais National Natural Reserve, France, June.
Banded Guitarfish (Zapteryx exasperata) male. Note the two claspers, finger-like projections alongside the body, protruding from the back of the disc. Claspers are modified pelvic fins in male elasmob...  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Banded Guitarfish (Zapteryx exasperata) male. Note the two claspers, finger-like projections alongside the body, protruding from the back of the disc. Claspers are modified pelvic fins in male elasmob...
Plownose chimaera (Callorhinchus milii) captive, showing eye, head clasper to grasp female when mating and electro-recteptors (ampullae of Lorenzini) Victoria, Australia.  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Plownose chimaera (Callorhinchus milii) captive, showing eye, head clasper to grasp female when mating and electro-recteptors (ampullae of Lorenzini) Victoria, Australia.
Plownose chimaera (Callorhinchus milii) captive, showing head clasper to grasp female when mating and electro-recteptors (ampullae of Lorenzini) Victoria, Australia.  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Plownose chimaera (Callorhinchus milii) captive, showing head clasper to grasp female when mating and electro-recteptors (ampullae of Lorenzini) Victoria, Australia.
Close up view of male reproductive organ 'Claspers' of Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus) Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean.  -  Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Close up view of male reproductive organ 'Claspers' of Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus) Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean.
Male Banded demoiselle damselfly (Calopteryx splendens) gripping female with tail claspers before flying off in tandem and mating, Wiltshire, UK, May  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Male Banded demoiselle damselfly (Calopteryx splendens) gripping female with tail claspers before flying off in tandem and mating, Wiltshire, UK, May
Male Banded demoiselle damselfly (Calopteryx splendens) gripping female with tail claspers as she prepares to mate in wheel position, Wiltshire, UK, May  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Male Banded demoiselle damselfly (Calopteryx splendens) gripping female with tail claspers as she prepares to mate in wheel position, Wiltshire, UK, May
Scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini). Male with claspers visible. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, Pacific Ocean.  NOT FOR SALE IN THE USA  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini). Male with claspers visible. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, Pacific Ocean. NOT FOR SALE IN THE USA
Brine shrimp {Artemia salina} male showing claspers. Captive.  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Brine shrimp {Artemia salina} male showing claspers. Captive.
Brine shrimp {Artemia salina} male clasping egg laden female  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Brine shrimp {Artemia salina} male clasping egg laden female
Male Sand tiger shark showing claspers and lateral line {Carcharias taurus} Grey nurse  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Male Sand tiger shark showing claspers and lateral line {Carcharias taurus} Grey nurse
Claspers (penis) of Epaulette Shark {Hemiscyllium ocellatum} Australia, Pacific  -  Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Claspers (penis) of Epaulette Shark {Hemiscyllium ocellatum} Australia, Pacific
Close up of claspers (male sex organs) of Sand tiger / Raggedtooth shark {Carcharias taurus} Cape Peninsular, South Africa  -  TOM WALMSLEY
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TOM WALMSLEY / Close up of claspers (male sex organs) of Sand tiger / Raggedtooth shark {Carcharias taurus} Cape Peninsular, South Africa
Whitetip reef shark {Triaenodon obesus} claspers (penis)  Cocos Is, Costa Rica  -  Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Whitetip reef shark {Triaenodon obesus} claspers (penis) Cocos Is, Costa Rica
Male Fiddler crab {Uca pugilator} Mangroves, Florida, USA. Note enlarged claw  -  JEFF FOOTT
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JEFF FOOTT / Male Fiddler crab {Uca pugilator} Mangroves, Florida, USA. Note enlarged claw
Claspers of male Swell shark {Cephaloscyllium ventriosum} California USA  -  Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Claspers of male Swell shark {Cephaloscyllium ventriosum} California USA
Claspers on male Iago shark (Iago omanensis) Red Sea Deep sea shark at 500m depth  -  Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Claspers on male Iago shark (Iago omanensis) Red Sea Deep sea shark at 500m depth
Spotted Ratfish (Hydrolagus colliei) claspers of male for use in mating, Alaska  -  Norbert Wu
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Norbert Wu / Spotted Ratfish (Hydrolagus colliei) claspers of male for use in mating, Alaska
Grey Nurse Shark (Carcharias taurus) male reproductive claspers, New South Wales, Australia  -  Gary Bell/ Oceanwide
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Gary Bell/ Oceanwide / Grey Nurse Shark (Carcharias taurus) male reproductive claspers, New South Wales, Australia