frilled-sharkWhat has 300 teeth, lives 1,300 feet below sea level and has ancestors that date back 80 million years? The frilled shark. And this “living fossil” was caught last month in waters off Victoria, Australia. “I’ve been at sea for 30 years and I’ve never seen a shark look like that,” skipper David Guillot told Fairfax Radio on Wednesday. The Sydney Morning Herald reported Guillot found the creature while fishing near Lakes Entrance in southeastern Victoria. Guillot continued: “The head on it was like something out of a horror movie. It was quite horrific looking. … It was quite scary actually.” At about 6 feet in length, it’s not among the largest sharks in the seas. It looks more like an eel. But it’s got many more teeth than most sharks, 25 rows of them for a total of 300. By contrast, the great white shark has 50 teeth. More