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 Greenland shark is an elusive creature of the cold, dark depths that scientists
still know very little about.
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 ... But the Greenland shark doesn't scoop all the gongs – the title of the world's
longest-lived animal is held by Ming, an Icelandic clam known as ...
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 ... 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.
Aug 13, 2016 ... A mouth full of dentures is all that's left in this shark's bite.
Aug 11, 2016 ... Greenland sharks also don't reproduce until they're around 150 years old, a new
Aug 11, 2016 ... Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) had been rumored to be long-
lived. In the 1930s, a fisheries biologist in Greenland tagged more ...
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 ...