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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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'Alien' Shark with Goblin-Like Jaws Hauled Up from the Deep Sea

Live Science - 12 Jan 2018
Imagine this fearsome sight: an ink-black shark with gnarly, needle-like teeth; creepy, glass-like eyes; a glowing belly and a potentially extendable jaw. That's what scientists saw when they pulled up this rare creature, along with four of its pals ...
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Book features Mother Nature's toughest creatures

The Ellsworth American - 07 Feb 2018
The goblin shark is one of 10 species featured in Brooklin author Kimberly Ridley's new natural history book “Extreme Survivors: Animals that Time Forgot” (Tilbury House Publishers, 2017, $17.95). The other species include zebra-striped chambered ...
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Rarely seen viper dogfish caught in Taiwan

Earth Touch News - 10 Jan 2018
The animal's snake-like head is reminiscent of the commonly encountered frilled shark, while those triangular "go-go-gadget-jaws," are similar to slingshot-feeders like the goblin shark. Scientists have yet to witness viper dogfish hunting behaviour ...
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Goblin shark video, Greenland shark news

EarthSky - 15 Aug 2016
In the video, a goblin shark's jaws appears to extend out of its mouth, lunging startlingly towards its prey. In their analysis of the NHK video, the scientists measured speeds as high as 10 feet per second (3 m/s), the fastest-known jaw movement of ...
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80 Million-Year-Old Living Fossil, the Frilled Shark, Caught

Edgy Labs (blog) - 13 Nov 2017
The frilled shark is considered as one of the few 'living fossils' to exist today, which exists on a list together with the goblin shark and giant salamander, to name a few. Living fossil is a term coined by scientists to refer to living or recently ...
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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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'Alien' Monster Sharks Found Near Taiwan

The Epoch Times - 10 Jan 2018
The specific name “kabeyai” is a tribute to Hiromichi Kabeya, the captain of the Seiryo-Maru. There are still many mysteries left in the depths of oceans, which remain mostly unexplored. Some of the deep ocean's more exotic species include the Goblin ...
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Rare goblin shark wasn't the only thing that surfaced

CNN - 03 Jun 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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'Alien'-Like Sharks With Extendable Jaws Pulled From Deep Sea

National Geographic - 11 Jan 2018
Little is known about the rarely seen sharks, but a study in 2003 looked at 39 specimens to determine their physical characteristics. The scientists found that in addition to having a sharp bite, the sharks also have extendable jaws, allowing them to ...
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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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Shrimper who caught rare goblin shark: "Man, he's ugly!"

CNN - 06 May 2014
He has a face only a mother could love -- a mother who lives 1,000 to 3,000 feet under water and voraciously feeds on live squid and fish. We're talking about a goblin shark -- only the second member of his species ever caught in the Gulf of Mexico ...
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Sad New Deep Sea Shark Reminds Us We Can't All Be Great Whites

Gizmodo - 26 Jul 2017
The tiger shark patrols the seas alone at night, prepared to eat anything from a bird to a dolphin. The goblin shark live in the ocean's canyons and abysses, grabbing prey by surprise with its extendable jaws. A great white shark can grow as large as a ...

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