Rare Irish Shark Nursery Discovered

Quite an amazing find of a huge shark nursery at depth of ~750m off the cost of Ireland. The shark species spotted in the area are Blackmouth catshark, Galeus melastomus, abundant in the northeast Atlantic Ocean, and the more unusual and solitary Sailfin roughshark Oxynotus paradoxus (see the Forbes article for a photo of the sail fin shark).

Full article at: breaking news.ie 08nov18 and Forbes 09nov18