Fishing venture turns up all kinds of weird deep-sea sharks
Researcher on commercial fishing vessel says some species are likely new to science
By Andrea Mustain
A two-month fishing expedition to the Indian Ocean has turned up hundreds of strange deep-sea sharks, and several are likely new to science. At least eight new species could be among the fishy haul, said Paul Clerkin, a shark ecology graduate student at California's Moss Landing Marine Laboratories.
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How long before they find a cryptid? One of the new species found any day now could be what has been seen as a sea serpent or merhorse. I hope I live to see it :-)