The Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus), also known as the gurry shark
, or grey shark, or by the Inuit name eqalussuaq, is a large shark of the family ...
Feb 3, 2014 ... Greenland sharks are rare and awesome. Here are 10 fun facts about these huge
, long-lived creatures.
Greenland shark. Illustration courtesy FAO. Somniosus microcephalus. This large
, heavy-set shark grows to an average 8-14 feet long, but can get to be 24 feet.
Some sharks are known for being ferocious predators, but not the Greenland
Shark. This gentle giant is one of the coolest sharks out there. Come learn more!
Feb 16, 2011 ... It seems this footage is from the first time a living Greenland shark in its natural
habitat is captured on video. Since I was a child I am fascinated ...
Physiology. The Greenland shark is one of the largest sharks in the world and is
the largest arctic fish. Despite its large size it has many small features, such as a
Polar Seas: Life Under the Ice. Greenland Shark. Although polar seas may seem
an unlikely habitat for a shark, the Greenland Shark (Somniosus ...
Find out what's known about Greenland Sharks, Somniosus microcephalus,
Elasmobranchii, Squaliformes, Somniosidae, including their world range and ...
Jun 2, 2013 ... The Greenland Sleeper Shark — Somniosus microcephalus — is a rather large,
and strange, species of shark native to the icy waters of the ...
Amongst the world's largest sharks, the Greenland shark is an elusive species of
dogfish that inhabits the icy waters of the Arctic and the northern Atlantic.