Smaller and Smaller - UncoveredSmaller and Smaller sharks are harvested for fin soup as we deplete our ocean resources. This image was shot in 2007 in Sandakan Market, a small town located on the Malaysian portion of Borneo. It shows a newborn Hammerhead Shark (see size in proportion to hand).
Hammerhead Shark Profile: Hammerheads mostly feed on stingrays along the ocean floor.
Fast Facts: Hammerheads live 20-30 years in the wild; Grow to 13'-20' in length; Have a gestation period of 10-12 months. Because the pups are born in coastal waters they are vulnerable to human fishing and other predators.