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Another look at the goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni), a deep sea creature that's been sighted less that fifty times since its discovery. They're the only living representative of the family Mitsukurinidae and the perfect example of why I don't deep sea dive.

Another look at the goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni), a deep sea creature that's been sighted less that fifty times since its discovery. They're the only living representative of the family Mitsukurinidae. This thing is hideous.

Don't laugh at this picture...when hurricane Katrina hit land in New Orleans...there were sharks spotted swimming the next day and after that...in the flooded areas in the lower part of the city near the broken levees...the dead bodies that were decomposing and floating were attracting sharks. It was a feast for these apex predators. A great number of people disappeared & were never seen again. It was speculated that they were eaten by sharks. Scary I tell you....

This doesn't look possible but it is. After Hurricane Irene went through Puerto Rico in a shark decided to go swimming down the street. Can you imagine? SHARKNADO IS REAL.

Caught in Murmansk, Russia. May be a Frill shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus).

Caught in Murmansk, Russia.

The goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni) is a rare, poorly understood species of deep-sea shark. Sometimes called a "living fossil", it is the only extant representative of the family Mitsukurinidae, a lineage some 125 million years old. This pink-skinned animal has a distinctive profile with an elongated, flattened snout, and highly protrusible jaws containing prominent nail-like teeth. It is usually between 3 and 4 meters (10 and 13 ft) long when mature, though it can grow considerably…

Mitsukurina owstoni (Goblin Shark) found at continental shelf levels to deep sea depths the shelf is where most deep sea commercial fishing is done. Scientific Name: Mitsukurina owstoni Rank: Species Higher classification: Mitsukurina

Deep sea goblin shark

Deep sea goblin shark The extremely rare Goblin Shark has only been sighted less than 50 times since its discovery in the century.

Zebra Seahorse

Zebra seahorse, Hippocampus zebra (not a striped version of a different species) is only found in Australian waters.

gossamer gorgeous of the deep

Norbert Wu, Gossamer Jellyfish, look at that. a haute couture jellyfish. Quetzal by VisitGuatemala Beautiful little Mountain Bluebirds snugg.

Big jaw toothless shark captured in Phillipines fisherman net...

This scary megamouth shark washed up on a beach in the Philippines. In fact, the megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios) is an extremely rare species of deep water shark, and the smallest of the three planktivorous sharks. Perhaps not so scary after all!

♀ Like to swimming in nature...to bad it's too cold to do it in San Francisco bay area (#whale #sharks #models adventure fashion photography)

Spectacular Underwater Whale Shark Fashion Shoot - Marine life photographer Shawn Heinrichs collaborated with fashion photographer Kristian Schmidt on this completely awe-inspiring underwater project!

Bizarre Animal Creatures That Really Exist - 38 Pics -01

Bizarre Animal Creatures That Really Exist - 38 Pics

Red-lipped Batfish - found around the Galapagos Islands at depths of 100 feet or more. Batfish are not good swimmers; they use their highly-adapted pectoral fins to “walk” on the ocean floor. It eats shrimps, small fish, crabs, etc.

Helicoprion, a prehistoric shark

One Crazy Set of Teeth The Helicoprion was a shark-like fish that arose in the oceans of the late Carboniferous 280 million years ago, and eventually went extinct during the early Triassic some 225 million years ago

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megalodon was a prehistoric shark that conservative estimates place at around 16 metres ft) long. For scale, the biggest example of the largest living fish species today -- the whale shark -- was metres ft).

How can you not like the ocean when it has these creatures?? Also...floating phallus-fish? How did evolution think that was okay?

How can you not like the ocean when it has these creatures? Also, a floating phallus-fish? How did evolution think that was okay?

15 criaturas estranhas que você provavelmente desconhece - Mega Curioso

15 criaturas estranhas que você provavelmente desconhece

Also known as the blue dragon, this creature is a is a species of blue sea slug. You could find it in warm waters of the oceans, as it floats on the surface because of a gas-filled sac in its stomach.

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