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MEGAMOUTH SHARK: world’s most mysterious shark

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A megamouth shark in the wild.

Excerpt from All About Sharks: A Complete Guide to the World’s Most Misunderstood Predator (Nov. 2017):

All About Sharks: A Complete Guide to the World's Most Misunderstood Predator by Blaise Jones
All About Sharks: A Complete Guide to the World’s Most Misunderstood Predator by Blaise Jones

Only discovered in 1976, the megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios) is the smallest of the three filter-feeding sharks (whale shark, basking shark) and one of the most rare.

Seen on average just once per year around the world, the megamouth shark is one of the most mysterious and least-known sharks to researchers.

 

 

 

 

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