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.
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
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!
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.
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
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).