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National Geographic: Ghost Shark Caught on Camera for the First Time

Previously discovered in the deep sea near Australia, New Zealand, and New Caledonia, researchers observed the pointy-nosed blue chimaera in the North Pacific for the first time in 2009. This footage was captured by a remotely operated vehicle as far as 6,700 feet below the ocean surface. Only recently were experts able to confirm that …

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VOX: Why no aquarium has a great white shark

Many have tried to keep a white shark in captivity. Here’s why that’s so difficult. There are several aquariums around the world, including one in Georgia, that house whale sharks, the biggest fish in the sea. But not one has a great white shark on display. Aquariums have made dozens of attempts since the 1970s …

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American Museum of Natural History

AMNH scientists use genetic testing and advanced imaging techniques to “dissect” the tiny, rare, and fragile pocket shark. To learn about its mysterious behaviors, however, researchers will have to observe a living pocket shark in its natural setting.

EVNautilus: Creepy Ghost Shark With Parasites

NAUTILUS LIVE 2014 | Found while exploring the Kick ’em Jenny submarine volcano near Grenada, the team spotted a Chimaera, or “ghost shark” who appeared to have parasites. An ancient deep water fish, their closest living relative is the shark. E/V Nautilus is exploring the ocean studying biology, geology, archeology, and more.  

GoPro: Hammerhead Fin Cam in 4K

Andy Casagrande captures some incredible 4K footage and gives us a unique point-of-view from a great hammerhead shark’s dorsal fin as it swims along the ocean floor.  

Two Great White Sharks Competes for Attention

In this clip we get to see a great white shark impressing us with a good biting performance, but then his pal wants to steal the attention.   AMAZING SHARKS! MASSIVE GREAT WHITE on the bait with an AMAZING BREACH CLOSE TO THE BOAT. Mossel Bay (South Africa) July 6 2015 By RemoSabatini    

Barcroft TV: Flying Shark | Great White Breaches Off South Africa’s Coast

A MAGNIFICENT great white shark leaps from the water to take a chunk out of a would-be seal. These amazing full breaches were conceived using a plastic seal decoy – which is dragged behind a tourist diving boat, as a way of enticing the hungry predator. Shot by filmmaker Mark van Coller in Cape Town, …

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Earth Touch: Hammerhead Shark Swarm

It’s just a regular dive off the coast of Mozambique — a dolphin pod here, a few kingfish there — until a swarm (and we mean DOZENS!) of hammerhead sharks show up (01:24). Here’s what it’s like to find yourself surrounded by hammerheads! The distinctive-looking sharks are highly threatened by the fin trade, so it’s …

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