Latest Smooth hammerhead Stories
The precise movements of a young hammerhead shark have been tracked for the first time and are published in the open access journal Animal Biotelemetry.
The plight of the shark has been a hot topic for conservationists as of late, most appalled by the continuing presence of shark hunting that ends up with many threatened species being mutilated only for their precious fins...
A new and unnamed shark species originally discovered off the Eastern United States seaboard has a cousin that shares a striking resemblance: The endangered scalloped hammerhead shark.
Federal agency concurs with estimate of 83% population decline, triggering new measures WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shark Advocates International is highlighting a new National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) determination that U.S.
ICCAT Protects Oceanic Whitetip Sharks, Limits Hammerhead Fishing & Improves Mako Measures PARIS, Nov.
The ancestor of all hammerhead sharks probably appeared abruptly in Earth's oceans about 20 million years ago and was as big as some contemporary hammerheads.
Rejection of Scientific Data for Other Threatened Sharks Undermines Conservation Effort DOHA, Qatar, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Government delegates attending the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) voted today to list porbeagle sharks in Appendix II of the treaty, but rejected protections for three other vulnerable shark species.
These breakthrough findings provide strong evidence for enacting international trade protection for hammerhead sharks at the March 2010 CITES meeting in Qatar.