Off the coast of Portugal, a prehistoric shark caught

Off the coast of Portugal, a prehistoric shark caught

Scientists from the Institute of Sea and Atmosphere rare frilled shark was caught at a depth of 700 meters off the coast of Portugal in the Algarve region.

Off the coast of Portugal, a prehistoric shark caught

Appearance shark terrifying: huge mouth, teeth 300 consisting of serpentine and 1, 5-meter body. This shark is called a living fossil - it is believed that she lived in the Atlantic during the time of the dinosaurs, 80 million years ago, reports dailymail.

Off the coast of Portugal, a prehistoric shark caught

Bloodthirsty frilled shark only in appearance. For a man it represents no danger, and feeds on small fish and squid.

Off the coast of Portugal, a prehistoric shark caught

In the production of shark attacks, making the curve of the body and a sharp throw forward - almost like a snake. Mobile and long jaws allow to swallow prey whole, and sharp teeth like daggers will not let her get away.

Off the coast of Portugal, a prehistoric shark caught

frilled shark caught in a net fishermen rarely, because they live at great depths - to 1570 meters. But from time to time it happens.

Off the coast of Portugal, a prehistoric shark caught

For example, last year, the Russian sailor Roman Fedortsov caught plaschenostsa near Murmansk.

Off the coast of Portugal, a prehistoric shark caught