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Frilled Shark (Wikicommons)

The Scariest Monsters of the Deep Sea

We took the spook-tacular celebration to the depths of the ocean, where some of the craziest—and scariest—looking creatures lurk in the dark.

The Goblin Shark (Mitsukurina owstoni)

Goblin Shark
(Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
The goblin shark is reminiscent of a prehistoric dinosaur with its long snout, small eyes and jagged teeth. The shark's extended snout helps it look for food on the ocean floor and its jaw extends and retracts.

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