A Greenland Shark from the Wreck of the SS Central America at 2,200 Meters

@article{Herdendorf1995AGS,
  title={A Greenland Shark from the Wreck of the SS Central America at 2,200 Meters},
  author={C. Herdendorf and T. Berra},
  journal={Transactions of The American Fisheries Society},
  year={1995},
  volume={124},
  pages={950-953}
}
Abstract The three-masted, wooden-hulled steamship Central America sank in 1857 during a hurricane 370 km east of Savannah, Georgia. During a recovery project begun in 1988, the unmanned research submersible Nemo equipped with video and still cameras filmed a 6-m-long, male Greenland shark Somniosus microcephalus at the 2,200-m-deep wreck site. The depth is 1,000 m deeper than the maximum reported depth for this species. The Savannah location is 440 km further south than the previously known… Expand
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