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 ...
Aug 24, 2016 ... Scientists have long suspected that the elusive Greenland sharks lived for a long
time. It turns out they were right! A new study has revealed ...
Aug 12, 2016 ... Greenland sharks are now the longest-living vertebrates known on Earth,
scientists say. Researchers used radiocarbon dating to determine the ...
Aug 12, 2016 ... Greenland sharks have stolen the crown as longest-living vertebrate on earth,
with new research suggesting they live at least as long as 400 ...
The Greenland shark is the largest member of the Somniosidae family. It is the
second largest* carnivorous shark after the great white and it is the largest Arctic
Aug 11, 2016 ... A new study suggests the Greenland shark can live up to 400 years old. If that's
true, it would be the longest-living vertebrate in the world.
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.
Aug 11, 2016 ... The long lifespan of the Greenland shark, shown here in the cold, deep waters of
the Uummannaq Fjord, may only be surpassed by that of the ...
Aug 27, 2016 ... What is the longest living animal on Earth with a backbone? It is a shark.
Scientists examining Greenland sharks in the Arctic found one that ...
Aug 12, 2016 ... The Greenland shark is an old, misunderstood late-bloomer. You might be
inclined to feel sorry for it—but this vertebrate lives a long, ...