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‘Ghost shark’ with enormous head and giant iridescent eyes discovered off Thailand

Scientists have discovered a never-before-seen species of “ghost shark” with a massive head, giant, iridescent eyes and feathery fins in the depths of the Andaman Sea off the coast of Thailand.

The elusive deep-sea creature, named Chimaera supapae, is a cartilaginous fish in the order of the oldest fishes alive today, Chimaeriformes. These ancient fish are distant relatives of sharks and rays.

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