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September 30, 2012

CANADA: greenland shark video

An interesting video of of the Greenland Shark in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. 

Greenland Shark, Somniosus microcephalus, also known as the sleeper shark, shark Harry, land sharks, gray sharks, or Eskimos Eqalussuaq, is a native of sharks in the waters of the North Atlantic Ocean around Greenland and Iceland.
These sharks live further north than anGreenland sharks are deep-water sharks, living at depths of 2000 meters (6600 feet), but the information shows that they live in shallow waters, where they were withdrawn in the depths as small as 8 meters (24 feet) to the mouth of the St. Lawrence River in North America.y other shark species. They are closely related to sharks sleeping Pacific. 
This is one of the largest species of sharks, size, comparable to the great white shark. Great Greenland sharks reach 6.4 m (21 feet) and 1,000 kg (2,200 lbs), and perhaps up to 7.3 meters (24 feet). Pacific sleeper sharks rivals (up to 7 meters or 23 feet), and the largest species of the family Somniosidae. Greenland sharks are known to be durable. 

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