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Greenland Shark
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Somniosus Microcephalus
Family Name:
Dalatiidae
Size:
4.2 m
Weight:
Under 1,020 kg
Color:
Blackish, coffee brown, or ashy-, purplish-, or slate gray
Diet:
squid, herring, salmon, and seals
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Greenland Shark

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Greenland Shark Description
  The Greenland shark, Somniosus microcephalus, is also called the sleeper shark and the gurry shark. This large, slow-swimming shark has glow-in-the-dark eyes. It lives in very deep waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. It lives at depths down to 1,800 feet (550 m) in very cold water  
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