from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having six pairs of gill-slits, as a shark; hexanchous. See Notidanidæ.
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Attached to the sub is live bait designed to lure the seldom seen six-gilled shark.
Justin Marshall, the lead researcher, said his team had also found several unidentified fish species, including "prehistoric six-gilled sharks" using special lowlight sensitive cameras which were custom designed to trawl the ocean floor, 4,593ft (1,400m) below sea level.
Remote-controlled cameras sent down to depths of more than 4,500 feet in the Coral Sea have brought back unprecedented views of six-gilled sharks, giant marine ecosystems depends on the size and flavor of microbes at the base of the food chain.
Using deep-sea cameras and instrument platforms new to Australia, prehistoric six-gilled sharks, giant oil fish, swarms of crustaceans and many unidentified fish were caught on camera
Prehistoric creatures provide clue to deep sea life at Osprey Reef PREHISTORIC six-gilled sharks, giant oilfish, swarms of crustaceans and unidentified fish have been caught on camera
New deep-sea creatures snapped PREHISTORIC six-gilled sharks, giant oilfish, swarms of crustaceans and unidentified fish have been caught on camera 1400m deep at Osprey Reef, 350km northeast of Cairns.