All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘rare shark’

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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Hammerhead Shark Species Found Off South Carolina Coast

With the growing list of animal species doomed to extinction, and many already extinct, it’s thrilling finding a brand new species, especially an ocean genus. Amazingly a team of biologists found this new hammerhead shark species just off the coast of South Carolina hence the name given, the Carolina Hammerhead. The University of South Carolina research team, led by Joe …

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