A3_3 Megalodon't Go Down There

Cameron Dickens, Jack Healings, Elliot Sampson, Ben Carlisle


In this paper we investigate the validity of a megalodon surviving in the Mariana Trench as was shown in the 2018 movie ‘The Meg’. By modelling the shark as both water and cartilage we can see how the intense water pressure affects the shark’s body. We deduced that it is very unlikely that a megalodon would be able to survive in such an extreme environment.

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