MLML Student Kristin Walovich discovers new species of ghost shark!

Kristin Walovich, graduate student in the Pacific Shark Research Center here at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, is featured in a Live Science article with her discovery of the second largest species of ghost shark: Hydrolagus erithacus.

Read the full article here:

Smile! New Bucktoothed Ghost Shark Species Discovered

Read Walovich's paper, published in Zootaxa, here:

Hydrolagus erithacus sp. nov. (Chimaerifirmes: Chimaeridae), a new species of chimaerid from the southeastern Atlantic and southwestern Indian Ocean

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