A fisherman trawling for shrimps off the coast of Florida, US has become one of the … err … lucky few people to have come face to face with this monster of the deep.
Sixty-three-year-old Carl Moore scooped up the fish on 19 April, but only reported his catch to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last week. It’s more than a decade since the last goblin shark was seen in the Gulf of Mexico. “I didn’t even know what it was,” Moore told the Houston Chronicle. “The guys at NOAA said I’m probably one of only 10 people who’ve seen one of those alive.”