July 22, 2019

SUFB 840: Bioluminescent POcket Shark Discovered In The Gulf Of Mexico

SUFB 840: Bioluminescent POcket Shark Discovered In The Gulf Of Mexico

The 5.5-inch American pocket shark was fully described in the researchers' article in the Zootaxa journal.  I discuss the continued importance to explore the deep-sea as understanding this area could help human survival in the future. Have you...


A new species of shark has been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico by a team of researchers in 2010. The 5.5-inch American pocket shark was fully described in the researchers' article in the Zootaxa journal. 

I discuss the continued importance to explore the deep-sea as understanding this area could help human survival in the future.

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