Cookie-cutter Sharks live deep in the ocean, at depths of 3500 m. At night they come to the surface waters of the ocean to feed.
Cookie-cutter Sharks have big triangular teeth in the lower jaw. They have small piercing teeth in the upper jaw.
Cookie-cutter Sharks' teeth in the lower jaw are a triangle shape. In the upper jaw they have piercing teeth. Cookie-cutter Sharks can grow up to 50 cm long.
These sharks are not considered dangerous, because of their small size and the fact that they live deep in the ocean.
Cookie-cutter Sharks eat chunks of flesh from large bony fishes, seals, whales and other sharks. They also eat whole squids.
They catch their food by attaching themselves to their prey with special sucking lips. Once attached they spin their body to cut out a chunk of flesh, just like a cookie-cutter does with dough.
Cookie-cutter Sharks give birth to live young but it is not known how many.