The Mysterious Skinless Shark That Has Scientists Baffled

Unfortunate Death

21. Unfortunate Death

Like we’ve mentioned before, blackmouth catfish are not commercially targeted by human beings, and they hold little to no commercial value in the fisheries industry. Unfortunately, these fish frequently get entangled in trawling nets and become unwitting victims in the process.

That’s exactly what happened to our rare skinless beauty as well – she was swimming freely at a depth of about 500 meters when she was swept up in a large-scale trawling net, along with hundreds of other fish around it.

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