The frilled shark as shown in the below video has a serpent-like body and a whopping 300 teeth, according to Simon Boag of the South East Trawl Fishing Association, who spoke with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) after another frilled shark was captured by fishermen off the coast of Australia in January 2015. However, while this specific creature was ensnared at a depth of 700 meters by trawlers, its appearance in their nets is still quite unusual; Boag said he doesn’t know of any other fishermen who have encountered a frilled shark in their travels from around the world.
According to Marine Bio, this primitive species can grow as long as 2 meters and gets its name from its six pairs of frilled gills. Yet Don’t worry swimmers need not worry about its intimidating razor-sharp mouth; the frilled shark feeds only on other bottom-dwellers such as squid and bony fish.( In other words they don’t want to eat you alive) Even so, with these infrequent appearances, whether in nets or shallow waters, we can assume that most frilled sharks are lurking safely away from us in their habitat near the ocean floor.