sharks

Biofluorescent sharkskin suited and booted

Biofluorescent sharks

Biofluorescent sharks and what other molecular and electricity of life implications? Chain catsharks and Swell sharks appear in blue light to have glowing scales. Chain catsharks and swell sharks are deep-dwelling and live in the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific respectively, where they hide among rocks and rubble. While at first glance they appear to …

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Frilled you made it after all these years

Prehistoric sharks life alive today

A dinosaur era frilled shark (same species fossil remains dated to the dinosaur/Cretaceous age) has been captured and then examined by scientists. Referred to by the Portuguese scientists as a ‘living fossil’ the frilled shark has remained virtually unchanged since this species shared the planet with dinosaurs. Remains of Chlamydoselachus anguineus have been dated back …

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