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Sixgill shark

September 13, 2005
This six-gill shark was captured on video this morning when the team dove to recover the Eye-in-the-Sea camera system. These sharks, marked by six gills instead of the more common five, have been observed over 1,800-m deep.

Operation Deep Scope: Seeing with "New Eyes": August 7-17, 2004