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Goblin Shark Netted Off Florida Keys

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service, a commercial shrimping trawler netted an extremely rare goblin shark off of the Florida Keys on Wednesday, the second specimen ever to be recorded in the Gulf of Mexico. The fish was roughly 18 feet long, and leisurely swam away after being released. The first goblin shark sighting in …

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Goblin Shark Caught In Gulf Of Mexico

“It freaked me out, man,” fisherman Carl Moore said to KeysInfoNet. “I’ve never seen something so ugly in my life.” That was the description of the goblin shark from the fisherman who caught it in the Gulf of Mexico on April 19, and pictures back up his assessment. At an estimated 18 feet long, the goblin shark, pink with a …

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