New Tiny Shark Species Discovered Glows In The Dark And It Looks Like Pearl


This one was 5 1/2-inches and it's now called an American Pocket Shark. It's the first of its kind to be discovered in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a newTulane University study. Apparently we shouldn't be too afraid of it...but doesn't it look like "Pearl" from Sponge Bob Square Pants? (see below)

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(Shark Photo: Mark Grace, AP)

Pearl from Spongebob

Pearl from Spongebob