New Shark Species Discovered off Carolina Coast

New Shark Species Discovered off Carolina Coast

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shark in net researchers NOAAScientists have discovered a new species of shark in the ocean off South Carolina and have named it for the region where it was found.

The “Carolina hammerhead” is thought to reach 11 feet long and weigh about 400 pounds. The distinct species might be found worldwide.

(READ the story from The State in the Herald Online)

Photo credit: NOAA Fisheries

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