Frilled shark

Frilled sharks are notorious for their odd dentition. Approximately 300, three-pointed teeth set into 27 rows fill the mouths of Frilled Sharks. Do the math and you’ll find that every Frilled Shark has about 1000 pointy hooks to grab onto its fishy prey. Primitive maybe, deadly definitely.

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Frilled sharks are notorious for their odd dentition. Approximately 300, three-pointed teeth set into 27 rows fill the mouths of Frilled Sharks. Do the math and you’ll find that every Frilled Shark has about 1000 pointy hooks to grab onto its fishy prey. Primitive maybe, deadly definitely.

Caught in Murmansk, Russia.-  i believe this to be the most beautiful Frilled Shark so very rare and as a result the death of this strange and abyssal creature.

Caught in Murmansk, Russia.- i believe this to be the most beautiful Frilled Shark so very rare and as a result the death of this strange and abyssal creature.

A frilled shark, a very old type species of shark, sometimes called a living fossil. Part of red gills are exposed to efficiently take oxygen from the water in the abyss containing much less oxygen than near the surface.

A frilled shark, a very old type species of shark, sometimes called a living fossil. Part of red gills are exposed to efficiently take oxygen from the water in the abyss containing much less oxygen than near the surface.

The frill shark has a large mouth with 25 rows of 300 sharp teeth, six pairs of fringed gill slits, and a long, eel-like body that can grow up to 6 feet long. It's referred to as a "living fossil" because it's a member of one of the oldest living shark species.

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The frill shark has a large mouth with 25 rows of 300 sharp teeth, six pairs of fringed gill slits, and a long, eel-like body that can grow up to 6 feet long. It's referred to as a "living fossil" because it's a member of one of the oldest living shark species.

Check out this awesome 'PINCH, the Frilled Shark' design on @TeePublic!

Check out this awesome 'PINCH, the Frilled Shark' design on @TeePublic!

The Frilled Shark is named for it's six pairs of frilly-edged gills. It live as extreme depths of 400 to 4,200 feet.  With an unusual eel-like body, lizard-like head, ruffled throat, and tiny fins the Frilled shark rarely exceeds a length over six feet. Impressively, it is armed with 300 trident-shaped teeth organized into 25 rows. Mostly found in Japanese waters, this unusual creature eats mainly squid, although how they catch their prey is somewhat a mystery.

The Frilled Shark is named for it's six pairs of frilly-edged gills. It live as extreme depths of 400 to 4,200 feet. With an unusual eel-like body, lizard-like head, ruffled throat, and tiny fins the Frilled shark rarely exceeds a length over six feet. Impressively, it is armed with 300 trident-shaped teeth organized into 25 rows. Mostly found in Japanese waters, this unusual creature eats mainly squid, although how they catch their prey is somewhat a mystery.

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