The Mysterious Skinless Shark That Has Scientists Baffled

Was Preserved Frozen

23. Was Preserved Frozen

Once the trawling expedition that discovered this shark realized that this was a rare and exciting discovery, they had to quickly think of a way to preserve it in as perfect a manner as possible. This is so that it did not decompose or change its natural state in any way till the time it is handed over to the researchers. 

So, the commercial fishers aboard the trawling ship decided to preserve it in a frozen state with ice, till they gave the extraordinary specimen to the University of Cagliari, in Italy. And the rest, as they say, is history!
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