'Alien'-Like Sharks With Extendable Jaws Pulled From Deep Sea

Sharks have a reputation as ravenous hunters and apex predators, but new analysis of fossil records shows that some of the earliest sharks might have been filter feeders, taking in water through their mouths and catching food particles — think less great white and more anchovy, another filter feeder. This research, supported by the National […]

'Alien'-Like Sharks With Extendable Jaws Pulled From Deep Sea

Viper dogfish sharks are rarely seen. They're thought to live a thousand feet below sea.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from National Geographic

Terrifying shark with extendable jaws like the 'Alien' monster is dragged from the deep

Scientists were left baffled after catching a rare shark that can extend its jaws beyond its mouth - just like the monster from sci-fi hit "Alien."

Wed 10 Jan 18 from FOXNews

Frozen Sharks Washing Up on Cape Cod (And Scientists Don't Know Why)

The thresher sharks likely didn't die of hypothermia.

Sat 6 Jan 18 from Livescience

Sharks, humans shared common ancestor 440 million years ago

A basking shark-like fish -- only the size of a sardine -- is helping paleontologists better understand the earliest branches of the vertebrate family tree.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from UPI

Ancient sharks likely more diverse than previously thought

Sharks have a reputation as ravenous hunters and apex predators, but new analysis of fossil records shows that some of the earliest sharks might have been filter feeders, taking in water through ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Science Blog

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