A Georgia shrimper catches only the second goblin shark on record in the Gulf of Mexico. By being 1,000-3,000 feet under the sea and being isolated away from encounters, With the catch of a 15 ft goblin shark where to the first caught on record was 18 ft being the largest on record.
Mitsukurina owstoni Goblin shark (tenguzame) given his the original actual name for this shark. Since its first spotting was in Japan and from millions of years spread across the sea floor spotted Along U.S coast lines along with South Africa and Austriala. A university in Tokyo had a Goblin Shark in a tank for about a week but passed away from having to being in specific setting to be put in a tank but rarely ever kept.
Since being isolated at the bottom of the ocean the food chain for the shark is very simple from squid and oar fish would be top of the food chain. Secondary with Kryl , Shrimp, and small bottom fish, Along with Kelp,Algae and little bushes of sea grass but thats on the bottom of the list but still will eat.
Want to know more about Goblin sharks? Here's 10 interesting facts.The Goblin shark is very far from civil life that its so common its rare to see it and the knowledge behind this shark is very short by little informaton we have on this anmial.The Skin of the Shark appears pinkish or even outright red if it is older because the blood vessels show through its skin This is an advantage in deep water for lurking on his prey in deep darkness.The Goblin Shark sweeps its long snout back and forth over the sea bed as if the snout were a metal detector.
The goblin shark is a bottom-dwelling shark that is rarely seen at the surface or in shallow coastal waters.Spotted mostly off the coast of Japan. Of course are its highly protrusive jaws packed with needle-like teeth meant to trap, not slice what its going after.