The researchers quickly realized the image showed a large school of mackerel, not the ancient apex predator.

An photograph of what seemed to be a megalodon shark regarded at the fish finder display screen belonging to researchers on the Atlantic Shark Institute.

For a brief but interesting moment, researchers on the Atlantic Shark Institute in Rhode Island idea that, possibly, a massive shark from historic records had returned.

It all started out all through a latest shark studies trip, according to a put up via the institute on Facebook.

 The researchers took a study their sonar fish finder and were taken aback to look what regarded to be a tremendous shark.

 The researchers took a study their sonar fish finder and were taken aback to look what regarded to be a tremendous shark.

The researchers posited that the form is probably that of the Otodus megalodon, a “macropredator” that, in step with a studies article in Science, lived 23 to 2.6 million years in the past.

We estimate that an person O. Megalodon should cruise at faster absolute speeds than any shark species these days and absolutely consume prey the size of modern-day apex predators,” paleontologists