[durban] - New unusual fish added to marine life at uShaka Sea World aquarium

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Durban - Last week a school of St. Joseph sharks, also known as elephant shark, were one of the unusual new additions at the uShaka Sea World aquarium.

“These unusual fish are known as Chimaera, because they are part fish and part shark. Their skeleton is cartilaginous and they have external claspers for reproduction, like sharks and rays, but they have only one gill opening, on each side and their skin is smooth, like some fish,” the South African Association for Marine Biological Research (Saambr) said on their Facebook page.

The fish are found in cooler waters around the coast of South Africa....

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