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Rare Goblin Shark Caught in Gulf of Mexico

National Geographic - 05 May 2014
Moore caught the goblin shark at around 2,000 feet (610 meters) deep. That's on the shallower end of the average depth range for this species, Carlson says: They're usually found between 2,000 and 3,000 feet (610 and 914 meters) deep. That makes it one ...
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Exclusive Look Inside The Shadow #1 By Si Spurrier And Daniel HDR

Bleeding Cool News - 22 Jun 2017
Today we have an exclusive look inside the new Dynamite series The Shadow from Si Spurrier (X-Force) and Daniel HDR (Superman). For the better part of a century, the Shadow's sinister laughter brought the chill of fear to evil-doers – but in our modern ...
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The goblin shark has a slingshot mouth

New Atlas - 11 Aug 2016
The bizarre-looking goblin shark lives in the waters off the coast of Japan, at great depths where prey isn't always plentiful. It's also not a very fast swimmer. So, how does it manage to catch enough to eat? As scientists from Japan's Hokkaido ...
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Goblin Shark Gives a Lesson in Dismantling Your Face to Eat

Discover Magazine (blog) - 17 Aug 2016
The goblin shark is a weird deep-sea creature first discovered off the coast of Japan in 1898. It has a ghoulish appearance, thanks to jaws that can stretch well away from the rest of its head. Scientists have assumed the goblin shark uses this trick ...
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Goblin shark video, Greenland shark news

EarthSky - 15 Aug 2016
Two pieces of shark news this week, the first related to a rare species of deep-sea shark called a goblin shark and the second related to Greenland sharks. You can see goblin sharks (Mitsukurina owstoni) in the unprecedented video above, used here by ...
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Meet the Species: Goblin Sharks

Seeker - 02 Jul 2016
Though, in total, not many specimens of the animal have been caught, they've been caught in a wide enough range of places worldwide for scientists to suspect goblin sharks are widely distributed: from the Pacific to the Indian to the Atlantic Oceans ...
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Rare Goblin Shark Snagged By Fisherman Off Florida Waters

NBCNews.com - 03 May 2014
Captain Carl Moore was working about 10 miles off the coast of Key West, Fla., last month when he cast his net into gulf waters — and discovered a fearsome finned creature known as the goblin shark. The species of deep-sea shark was last recorded by ...
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'Face of a demon': Beastly goblin shark comes up from the deep

Washington Post - 04 Feb 2015
The "creepy" looking beast is said to have "a face of a demon," with a dagger-shaped snout and nail-like fangs that jut out from its extendable jaws. Its skin is pinkish-grey, its body soft and flabby. It's called the goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni ...
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Alien of the Deep': Rare Goblin Shark Found off Australia

NBCNews.com - 04 Mar 2015
Think "Jaws" was terrifying? Imagine running into the goblin shark, Mitsukurina owstoni, as it patrolled the pitch-black depths of the ocean. Scientists at the Australian Museum got this handsome specimen from a fisherman who caught it off the coast of ...
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Rare goblin shark wasn't the only thing that surfaced

CNN - 10 May 2014
Photos of the gruesome-looking goblin shark a fisherman accidentally caught last month drew attention as scientists caught a rare glimpse of the deep sea creature. But wait, there's more. Now another marine species shown in the photographs has ...
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Goblin Sharks Clamp Down On Prey Using 'Slingshot' Jaw

Asian Scientist Magazine - 16 Aug 2016
The goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni) was first discovered in deep waters off Japan in 1898. Known as Mitsukuri sharks in Japan, goblin sharks are so-called in Western nations due to their somewhat alarming appearance: a pinkish body lacking proper ...
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Ten Horrifying Deep Sea Creatures, Ranked

Gizmodo - 17 Apr 2017
The goblin shark is clearly a predator, but other than that, we're pretty much in the dark on its lifestyle. “They're a species we don't know much about at all,” Christopher Bird, a PhD Student in deep sea Shark ecology at the University of Southampton ...
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The goblin shark, a living fossil

Washington Post - 02 Mar 2015
March 2, 2015 2:57 PM EST - The Australian Museum in Sydney showed off its recently acquired goblin shark specimen. The shark was caught in January by fishermen in Green Cape on the New South Wales coast. (Facebook/Australian Museum) ...

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