Daily Archives: April 1, 2012

New hammerhead shark species is identified

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/01/2725168/new-hammerhead-shark-species-is.html 1 April 2012 Nearly seven years ago, scientists from Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center sampling sharks caught on charter boats off Fort Lauderdale stumbled on a startling discovery: some of the sharks that looked like scalloped hammerheads were actually … Continue reading

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Shark fin bans

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/2012/04/01/gIQAKfwcpS_graphic.html 1 April 2012 The movement to ban the sale and trade of shark fins is taking shape across the country, including in Maryland, where a bill passed the Senate this week and is pending in the House of Delegates.

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