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16 Apr 2021 11:53
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    Three types of shark that glow in the dark have been discovered off New Zealand's coast

    Three types of shark that glow in the dark have been discovered off New Zealand's coast


    Scientists have found the kite fin shark, the black belly lantern shark, and the southern lantern shark emit a luminescent glow.

    All three were known to science already - but their luminescent abilities was not.

    They live at depths between 200-and-1000-metres.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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