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Scientist Adam Summers, in a photo series called Cleared, bleaches dead fish to reveal their stunning inner anatomy and to expose their complex insides.

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Each fish is dyed to expose their skeletal tissue, then a digestive enzyme called Trypsin removes the protein from the specimens, but leaves the collagen.

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The remains bathed in glycerine, where he then poses and shoots them fully submerged.

This processes dates back almost 40 years and used in Comparative Vertebrate Biomechanics.

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