A frilled shark, which looks so primitive that it is sometimes referred to as a "living fossil", has been plucked from the deep blue sea by fishermen.

The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) says the 6ft monster was captured in seas near Victoria, south-eastern Australia.

Simon Boag from SETFIA told ABC that it was the first time the shark had been seen by humans in living memory.

It has 300 teeth over 25 rows, so once you're in that mouth, you're not coming out.

Good for dentists, but it is a freaky thing. I don't think you would want to show it to little children before they went to bed.

  • Simon Boag
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