The Oarfish is a rare, solitary, and giant denizen of the ocean depths (arguably larger than a Whale Shark. (The Oarfish,17m as opposed to the Whale Shark, 12.96m in the Guinness Book of World Records.)) and is a filter feeder, comfortable cruising at depths of 200 m. Mistakenly named for its prominent pectoral oars with which it was thought to 'row', it undulates serpentlike with its dorsal fins and has been seen orienting itself vertically.
You've got a greater chance of being squished to death by a snack machine, or killed in a macabre conspiracy between your bed and the floor, than being eaten by a shark. But do you see people torching snack machines and burning beds? No! This great infographic provides these and other interesting facts.