What types of hammerhead sharks are endangered?
Well there are 9 different species of Hammerhead Sharks : Winghead shark Scalloped bonnethead White fin hammerhead Scalloped hammerhead Scoophead Great hammerhead Bonnethead Smalleye hammerhead Smooth hammerhead The Great and the Scalloped hammerhead are listed on the World Conservation Union's 2008 Red List as endangered, whereas the Smalleye hammerhead is listed as vulnerable. As for the other species they are not endangered.
The nine known species of hammerhead sharks are found worldwide in the warmer waters along coastlines and continental shelves, per the Wikipedia link listed below. The great hammerhead and the scalloped hammerhead sharks have been IUCN Red-listed as endangered since 2008, and the smalleye hammerhead is listed as vulnerable, all of these resulting from over-fishing.
Well since there is 440 species of sharks that are all very different it is impossible to say that they are all either definitively endangered or threatened. However, it appears that the majority of the sharks that are the most well known (Tiger, Great White, Bull, Hammerhead, Mako, Lemon, etc.) are in the threatened zone rather than the endangered zone.
Yes. Not only is the type of shark, the hammerhead endangered, the whole species of sharks is endangered. People may think this is helpful to the protection of human life, but the truth is it makes no difference. Surprissingly, sharks are completely unharmful to people. The only reason a shark will attack a person is if the shark feels threatened in any way. Therefore, sharks will only attack you out of protection. Most sharks are…
Bull sharks live in warm coastal waters in different areas of the world, including the Gulf of Mexico. Although there are different types of sharks in the waters of Hawaii, the bull shark is not often seen there. Some types of sharks found in Hawaii are tiger, pygmy, gray reef, and the scalloped hammerhead sharks.
Yes, all species of shark are endangered because some country's fishermen catch them and cut off their fins for 'sharks fin soup' -what is worse is that the rest of the shark is discarded. I am a SCUBA diver and I have found dead, fin less sharks lying on the sea floor it is a terrible sight an so stupid and unnecessary. ------------------------------- most likely yes but more than 3 million sharks are in the…