DETERMINING THE STATE OF THE HAMMERHEAD SHARK (Squatina sp.) POPULATION IN THE CANARY ISLANDS

Loro Parque FundaciónKnowledge about hammerhead sharks in the Canary Islands is limited, but we know that unfortunately they are easily caught in a wide range of fishing gear.

Loro Parque Foundation collaboration with Elasmocan in the study of these animals conducted by boat trips in which measurements, samples, sex are recorded and each animal is marked with a numbered tag so that they can be identified in the future. In addition, satellite tags that record temperature and depth data are also used.

With these data, we will know the real state of the population in the Canary Islands and take the necessary conservation measure

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