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Above the Gulper shark

1. Gulper sharks lives in deep water 200 m down and can go as deep as 1,200 m.

2. They are ovoviviparous which means they giving birth to live young.

3. Their main food is fish.

4. The gulper shark is a large common deep-water dogfish. Gulper sharks have no anal fin, two dorsal fins with spines, a long, broad snout, widely spaced flat denticles, and angular, extended pectoral fins.

5. Maximum length is 1.5 m. They are found in the northern Gulf of Mexico, the eastern Atlantic from Zaire north to France, in the Indian Ocean around Madagascar and Aldabra, and in the Pacific Ocean south of Honshū.

All of this info is from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulper_shark