NMFS agrees to List Atlantic Scalloped Hammerheads as Endangered, Blames Shark Finning

July 8th, 2014|

Shark Stewards is pleased to support this ESA listing, but challenges why a similar petition to list Great Hammerhead Sharks given the same threats has been denied. WASHINGTON (CN) - Due to sharp population declines from finning, four distinct population segments (DPSs) of scalloped hammerhead sharks now have federal protection. The National Marine Fisheries Service has listed two [...]