Unless properly washed or dried, Greenland shark meat is toxic to humans. Like most sharks, Greenland sharks rarely attack unless harassed. (Compagno and Fowler, 2005; Compagno, 1984)
This article is unpublished.
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Patrick Mills, University of Michigan
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