Definition of frilled shark in English:

frilled shark

Syllabification: frilled shark

noun

  • An elongated deep-sea shark of snakelike appearance, with prominent gill covers that give the appearance of a frill around the neck.
    • Chlamydoselachus anguineus, the only member of the family Clamydoselachidae
    More example sentences
    • Unfortunately, the frilled shark discovered in Japan didn't survive more than a couple of hours.
    • In late January, a frilled shark was caught and in early February, a goblin shark was captured.
    • Because frilled sharks live on the ocean floor, they may also feed on carrion floating down from the surface.

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