The Mysterious Skinless Shark That Has Scientists Baffled

No Skin? No Problem!

6. No Skin? No Problem!

Now that you know just how important a shark’s skin is for its survival, it would be natural to think that without this protective layer, the chances of a shark’s survival would be very slim. And that’s exactly what researchers around the world believed to be true as well..until this little firecracker of a specimen was found!

After studying the growth, organs, and structure of this fish, they found that not having skin made no difference to its growth or survival abilities! It was found to be growing normally, with organs that were properly developed for its age. Amazing!
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