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The scalloped hammerhead shark will be added to the â€œglobally endangeredâ€ species list this year. Among the reasons are over-fishing and demand for shark fins, according to discussions that took place during last weekâ€™s annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Sharks are disappearing from the worldâ€™s oceans. The numbers of many large shark species have declined by more than half due to increased demand for shark fins and meat. Yet researchers are just now learning critical details of their behavior.
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