Mysterious 'Ghost Shark’ Captured on Video for the First Time

The rare deep-sea fish made its video debut after researchers recorded the animal off the coasts of Hawaii and California.

Published On 12/20/2016
2:36 PM EST
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute's ROV (remotely operated underwater vehicle) caught footage of six different ghost-shark individuals. Notice that the fish are swimming over rocky, rather than soft sediment.Credit: Reichert, A.N. et al. Marine Biodiversity Records (2016)