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9 new species of shark added to IUCN extinction risk list

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According to new studies, 9 new species have to be added to the extinction risk list of the IUCN, including the scalloped hammerhead.

New additions to IUCN extinction risk list

126 species now are closer to extinction and still nothing major has been done. Let the countdown begin... sigh.

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According to new studies, 9 new species have to be added to the extinction risk list of the IUCN, including the scalloped hammerhead.

 

126 species now are closer to extinction and still nothing major has been done. Let the countdown begin... sigh.

 

Unbeliveably sad news Drew. Unreal

 

Research by Dr Baum and colleagues found numbers of tiger, bull, dusky, smooth and scalloped hammerhead shark have collapsed by between 95 and 99 per cent off the US east coast since 1970.

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