Scientists report possible new hammerhead shark species

Main report: Discovered: Possible new species of hammerhead shark
(Florida Intl Univ News)
Other Reporting: UPI,
Scientific Paper: data not published   
Categories: Fish | New Species

Researchers in Belize believe they’ve discovered a new species of hammerhead shark, based on DNA analysis of the bonnethead shark, a small species of hammerhead found in the United States, Bahamas, Caribbean and Latin America.  Research is supported by the citizen science efforts of Earthwatch.

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