In a report released on
The scientists used the Novel dating technique to estimate the age of 28 dead female Greenland sharks based on tissue in their eye. According to the study published in journal Science, 8 of the sharks were most likely 200 years old and 2 likely dated back more than three centuries.
The oldest of the
The scientist used an intricate and indirect system that combines chemical tracking, mathematical modeling and growth dimensions to calculate the age of the sharks. They focused on the eye lens.