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
The goblin shark, discovered in the late 19th century, was named for its "creepy"
appearance. Its long, flat snout works like a metal detector.
Feb 18, 2010 ... The once thought to be extinct species of Deep Water Shark, The Goblin Shark,
In Hi def, Hi Speed, Slow Mo Footage shot in Tokyo Bay for a ...
Not a great deal is known about the goblin shark, but it is thought to mostly eat
soft prey like shrimp, small fish, octopus, and squid, which it catches by quickly ...
Goblin sharks aren't often seen and so some people believe they are very low in
numbers. Yet they aren't on protective lists as it isn't known for sure.
Oct 18, 2013 ... The mysterious goblin shark sports a jaw that pretty much looks like it's trying to
escape from the animal's face.
May 8, 2014 ... Many deep sea isopods showed up along with a goblin shark in the pictures of
what fisherman Carl Moore caught in his net.
The Goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni) is a bottom-dwelling predator that is up to
11 feet (3.3 m) long; it has jaws that protrude easily.
The Goblin Shark's most conspicuous physical features are the long snout (called
a rostrum) and the teeth. The rostrum is covered with special organs that help ...
Goblin Shark. Named for its peculiar, blade-like snout and toothy, forceps-like
jaws, the Goblin Shark (Mitsukurina owstoni) is arguably the weirdest of sharks.