In the North Atlantic Ocean around Greenland and Iceland.
DID YOU KNOW?
- They live farther North than any other species of shark and can survive in -0.6 to + 10 °C water
- They can live to be 200 years old
- They can grow to be 23-feet long, larger than the great white shark. Babies are usually born 90cm long
- They live up to 600 meters under the Arctic ice
- Their stone-looking flesh is poisonous, but it can be eaten if cooked properly. Their meat is considered a delicacy in Iceland and Greenland
- They’re not known to be vicious to humans, but they can feed on large animals like polar bears, seals, and reindeer… yes, polar bears AND reindeer.