Wednesday, December 19, 2007

frilled shark




it was only discovered in Japanese waters in the 19th century. On January 21, 2007 a specimen was found alive off the coast of Japan near the Awashima Marine Park in Shizuoka, southwest of Toyko. The shark was captured but, being in poor health, died shortly afterwards.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frilled_shark

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/01/photogalleries/frilled-shark/

http://www.pinktentacle.com/2007/01/rare-video-of-dying-frilled-shark/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK5L3kegYv0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X6GKcLkdRE

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