Largest tooth to body size [Shark]
Last updated: October 11, 2017 at 3:23 am
The largetooth cookiecutter shark (Isistius plutodus) has the largest tooth to body size of all sharks. Its maximum body length is only 56 cm (22 in.) but its bottom teeth are twice as long as those of the great white shark based on body size.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.