The Mysterious Skinless Shark That Has Scientists Baffled

The Abnormality May Have Slowed Her Down

25. The Abnormality May Have Slowed Her Down

While it seems like the lack of teeth or skin structures didn’t hold back our feisty shark from living a healthy and normal life, researchers do predict that it may have at least changed its day-to-day behavior in one way or the other. 

Scientists say that since the skin-structures on normal sharks help them swim much more easily and swiftly, the lack of these structures may mean that our skinless trooper had to spend a lot more energy while swimming, and may have even modified the style in which she swims to make up for it. 

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