Ocean News

Amazing New Baited Video Footage

1st May 2009

Another greater hammerhead comes to play

So sampling for this season has been difficult again with the wind blowing 25 knots plus for about three weeks now.  The shark team has been bounced around out there but have still managed to get the majority of the baited video surveys completed.  Longline surveys will begin again on Sunday so stay posted.

Last week we had a large male greater hammerhead shark on one of the baited video surveys, we have seen them before but what made this one special is it stuck around for a really long time giving us an amazing look at one of the least understood species of sharks.

The footage from the baited video survey can be found here.