New demon catshark species discovered off coast of Western Australia
WEB ABC Online, Other, 10/05/2023, Tallulah Bieundurry
The glowing white eyes of a new species of demon catshark that has been discovered in northern Western Australia could lead to a better understanding of the evolution of sharks, a scientist says. Key points: The demon catshark was discovered off the Kimberley coast, about 300 kilometres west of Broome, after researchers found a collection of its eggs. The senior curator of the CSIRO’s Australian National Fish Collection, Will White, said the creature’s distinctive white iris was a rare feature for deepwater sharks.
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