Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World’s Most Terrifying Jaws

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World’s Most Terrifying Jaws

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

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 to deep sea depths the shelf is where most deep sea commercial fishing is done. Scientific Name: Mitsukurina owstoni Rank: Species Higher classification: Mitsukurina

Sea creatures of the deep - in pictures The Goblin Shark

Sea creatures of the deep - in pictures

Sharks are incredibly unique creatures, and exhibit a surprising diversity of shapes and sizes. Check out these 5 "wacky" sharks - including the infamous Goblin shark! For more about sharks visit Sport Diver magazine online.

Real - Goblin Shark - The first image is suspicious but I think it is real. It appears to be of a dead(how long?) specimen with the jaws extended and some shrinking causing the eye to appear strange. Maybe photoshopped but the other images show real sharks. To see the jaws in action, view a Youtube Video.(Look for Goblin Shark) The description is freaky that's why I didn't include a link..........Luckily it lives really deep in the ocean!

Real - Goblin Shark - The first image is suspicious but I think it is real. It appears to be of a dead(how long?) specimen with the jaws extended and some shrinking causing the eye to appear strange. Maybe photoshopped but the other images show real sharks. To see the jaws in action, view a Youtube Video.(Look for Goblin Shark) The description is freaky that's why I didn't include a link..........Luckily it lives really deep in the ocean!

Goblin Shark - This extremely rare shark is one bizarre looking creature. Most famous for its extended snout and gruesome teeth, goblin sharks have been found as deep as 4000 feet. They can grow up to 14 feet (3.3 m) long and weigh 350 lb (159 kg). There have been only 50 sightings of these creatures alive since their discovery in the late 1800's.

Goblin Shark - This extremely rare shark is one bizarre looking creature. Most famous for its extended snout and gruesome teeth, goblin sharks have been found as deep as 4000 feet. They can grow up to 14 feet m) long and weigh 350 lb kg). }}} Shit E

Slingshot feeding of the goblin shark

Slingshot feeding of the goblin shark Mitsukurina owstoni (Pisces: Lamniformes: Mitsukurinidae)

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!

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.

goblin shark image source The goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni) is a rare species of deep-sea shark. Sometimes called a “living fossil”, it is the only extant representative of the family Mitsukurinidae, a lineage some.

Goblin Shark

Mitsukurina owstoni

Shark Week: Alien Sharks: Goblin Shark : Video illustrating usage of Ampullae of Lorenzini and jaw extension: Discovery Channel

Goblin Shark

Why No One Should Mess With The Ocean

Why No One Should Mess With The Ocean. At the bottom of the ocean, Every freakfish in the deep sea is just swimming around, chomping on anything it can find.This is a goblin shark and it lives in the pitch-black waters of your nightmares.

Goblin shark? Where did he go?

10 Amazing Animal Facts You Probably Didn't Know

MFS-Strange but TRUE The goblin shark, Mitsukurina owstoni, is a deep-sea shark, the sole living species in the family Mitsukurinidae.

Goblin Shark- A shrimp fisherman off the Florida Keys made a rare catch in his net recently, pulling up one of the world’s ugliest sea creatures and rarest species of shark.In the net full of red shrimp was an 18-foot goblin shark, a bottom-dwelling shark rarely seen at the surface or in shallow coastal waters—and extremely rare to the Gulf of Mexico, so much so that the scientific community was abuzz with amazement over the catch.

Goblin shark caught in Gulf of Mexico a rarity

The goblin shark 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.

Preserved heads of two goblin sharks

Goblin Shark (Mitsukurina owstoni) The goblin shark is reminiscent of a prehistoric dinosaur with its long snout, small eyes and jagged teeth. The shark's extended snout helps it look for food on the ocean floor and its jaw extends and retracts

Goblin shark caught in Gulf of Mexico a rarity - GrindTV.com

Goblin shark caught in Gulf of Mexico a rarity

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

I saw the "goblin shark" from the other post, here you can see this nope eating - FunSubstance

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