HABITAT: Northern Gulf of Mexico, western and eastern Atlantic ocean, and the Canary Islands
DID YOU KNOW?
- They were only recently discovered off the shores of Greenland
- Scientists predict that their recent discoveries of deep sea species, like the catshark, are because of the increase in deep sea fishing
- The Iceland Catshark is just one of the 150 species of catsharks, making it the largest known family of sharks
- They’re not very big, usually growing to be 2.5 ft long
- They feed mainly on marine worms, small fish, lobsters and crab