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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 ...

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Greenland Shark ...


Feb 3, 2014 ... Greenland sharks are rare and awesome. Here are 10 fun facts about these huge , long-lived creatures.

Greenland Shark - Florida Museum of Natural History - University of ...


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.

The Greenland Shark Is A Very Odd Species Of Shark - Shark Sider


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!

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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 ...

Greenland Shark Facts Sheet - Canadian Geographic Kids!


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: Greenland Shark - ReefQuest Centre for Shark Research


Polar Seas: Life Under the Ice. Greenland Shark. Although polar seas may seem an unlikely habitat for a shark, the Greenland Shark (Somniosus ...

Greenland Sharks, Somniosus microcephalus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Greenland Sharks, Somniosus microcephalus, Elasmobranchii, Squaliformes, Somniosidae, including their world range and ...

Greenland Shark Eats A Polar Bear -- Sleeper Shark Facts, Lifespan ...


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 ...

Greenland shark videos, photos and facts - Somniosus ... - ARKive


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.

Greenland Shark
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squaliformes Family: Dalatiidae Genus: Somniosus
Species: Somniosus microcephalus
Somniosus microcephalus is a large, sluggish shark that averages between 2 and 4 meters in length. Most of the body is a medium grey or brown in color and sometimes exhibits dark transverse bands or small spots or blotches that are... More »
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Greenland Shark | Sharkopedia


The Greenland shark is an elusive creature of the cold, dark depths that scientists still know very little about.

Greenland shark: Fearsome creature eats polar bears and smiles for ...


Dec 14, 2011 ... Doug Perrine had a close encounter with the elusive Greenland sharks when they ventured into the warmer waters of the St Lawrence River in ...

BBC - Earth - Mysterious giant sharks may be everywhere


Oct 24, 2014 ... Greenland sharks are absurdly slow and mostly blind, yet they may have spread far beyond the poles.