Listing of the Scalloped Hammerhead Shark Under the ESA

Overview

Authority
Endangered Species Act
Affected Species
Scalloped Hammerhead Shark
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
09/02/2014

Summary

In response to a petition submitted by WildEarth Guardians and Friends of Animals, we, NOAA Fisheries, are issuing a final determination to list the Central and Southwest (SW) Atlantic Distinct Population Segment (DPS) and the Indo-West Pacific DPS of scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) as threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We are also issuing a final determination to list the Eastern Atlantic DPS and Eastern Pacific DPS of scalloped hammerhead sharks as endangered species under the ESA.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 06/29/2018