In this week’s Shark Science Monday, University of Tromsø Norwegian Polar Institute researcher Lisa-Marie LeClerc discusses her research on the feeding habits of the Greenland Shark.
As always, feel free to ask questions of our interview subject in the comments below.
Great interview! Could you comment on the recent accusations that Greenland sharks are responsible for the corkscrew-shaped gashes on seals in the North Sea?
Also, are you asking your interviewees to check back and respond to comments on the blog?
This is a interesting website about the potential causes of the corkscrew-shaped wound on seals.
You have to keep in mind that a capture seal will start spinning in the Greenland shark’s mouth in aim to escape, which will leave a corkscrew wound on its body…