Nobody is aware of the number of unknown creatures that live in deep waters. Ocean waters hold mysteries of their own, just as our own space.
Everyone was astonished recently by an Australian fisherman’s improbable catch of an enigmatic deep-sea shark with jutting jaws and big eyes. With bumpy skin, a pointed nose, big eyes, and a jutting row of sharp teeth, the unusual creature stands out from the crowd.
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According to Newsweek, many people remarked that the shark looked like a “cookie-cutter” shark, a short, cigar-shaped shark with a characteristic set of lips and a bulbous nose.
Dean Grubbs, the Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory’s associate director of research, added his perspective. According to him, the roughskin dogfish, also known as Centroscymnus owstoni, looks to be the species.
The roughskin dogfish is described as having a short mouth and thick lips on the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute website. They may grow to be 120 centimetres (4 feet) in length and are typically found at depths of up to 4,920 feet (1,500 meters).
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A sleeper shark belonging to the Somniosidae family, the roughskin dogfish can be found in tropical, subtropical, and temperate oceans at depths ranging from 100 to 1,500 metres on continental shelves.