Featured Species: Viper Dogfish (Trigonognathus kabeyai)

This week's featured species looks like it was ripped out of the sci-fi classic Aliens! Meet the Viper Dogfish!

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New Shark Species Described to Science: American Pocket Shark (Mollisquama mississippiensis)

New deep water shark species has been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico. Welcome the American Pocket Shark!

Featured Species: Caribbean Rough Shark (Oxynotus caribbaeus)

This week's featured species has beautifully marbled skin that is as rough as barbed wire. Meet the Caribbean Rough Shark.

Featured Species: Birdbeak Dogfish (Deania calcea)

Continuing with the weird and the beautiful, this week's other worldly shark species is the Birdbeak Dogfish!

Featured Species: Bluntnose Sixgill Shark (Hexanchus griseus)

This week's featured species is a primitive deep water species, and one of only a few known species to have six pairs of gills. Meet the Bluntnose Sixgill Shark!

Featured Species: Bramble Shark (Echinorhinus brucus)

This week's featured species is a deepwater shark with rough, knobbly skin. Meet the Bramble Shark!

Featured Species: Sharpnose Sevengill Shark (Heptranchias perlo)

This week's featured species has made its first film featured debut this week! Meet the elusive deepwater Sharpnose Sevengill Shark.

2018 An Elasmo Year of Discovery

It's the final post of 2018! Let's celebrate by looking back at all the newly discovered elasmobranchs of 2018!

Baby Catshark Still Developing in its Eggcase Filmed on the Seafloor

An incredible find at the bottom of the Caribbean: a baby catshark developing inside a transparent egg case.

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