Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World's Most Terrifying Jaws - Wired Science

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World's Most Terrifying Jaws - Wired Science

The goblin shark, who, let’s be honest, might be the ugliest shark out there. | 16 Sharks Who Need More Lovin' During Shark Week

The goblin shark, who, let’s be honest, might be the ugliest shark out there. | 16 Sharks Who Need More Lovin' During Shark Week

Mitsukurina owstoni (Goblin Shark)  found at continental shelf levels 330' to deep sea depths 4300' the shelf is where most deep sea commercial fishing is done. Scientific Name: Mitsukurina owstoni Rank: Species Higher classification: Mitsukurina; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goblin_shark

Mitsukurina owstoni (Goblin Shark) found at continental shelf levels 330' to deep sea depths 4300' the shelf is where most deep sea commercial fishing is done. Scientific Name: Mitsukurina owstoni Rank: Species Higher classification: Mitsukurina; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goblin_shark

The goblin shark again. Looks more terrifying out of water than it does in the water.

The goblin shark again. Looks more terrifying out of water than it does in the water.

Unraveling the jaw-dropping goblin shark

Unraveling the jaw-dropping goblin shark

Goblin Shark -Deep Water Shark. AWSOME

Goblin Shark -Deep Water Shark. AWSOME

Goblin Shark | When people say they're scared of sharks I was like ok w/e just stay out of the water and sharks won't be that scary. At the time, I didn't know about their cousin they keep in the basement. NOW I'm like Oh Yeah I'm afraid I'm very afraid!  This shark makes all the other sharks look like guppies!    ~Imelda

Goblin Shark | When people say they're scared of sharks I was like ok w/e just stay out of the water and sharks won't be that scary. At the time, I didn't know about their cousin they keep in the basement. NOW I'm like Oh Yeah I'm afraid I'm very afraid! This shark makes all the other sharks look like guppies! ~Imelda

Slingshot feeding of the goblin shark

Slingshot feeding of the goblin shark

Some of these are terrifying... / Goblin Shark & Lamprey- NO! Especially the goblin shark!

Some of these are terrifying... / Goblin Shark & Lamprey- NO! Especially the goblin shark!

Growing up to 11 feet long, the Goblin Shark sports a bizarre upper “snout” that acts as an electrical receptor to help it locate prey. It has extendable jaws lined with sharp teeth that pull any prey animals into its mouth.

Growing up to 11 feet long, the Goblin Shark sports a bizarre upper “snout” that acts as an electrical receptor to help it locate prey. It has extendable jaws lined with sharp teeth that pull any prey animals into its mouth.

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