Infographic of the Day: Trek of a Hammerhead Shark

December 2nd, 2014
in econ_news

The movements of a scalloped hammerhead shark were monitored over a period of 10.5 months as it swam 2,082 miles (3,350 kilometers) in the Gulf of California.

Follow up:

The shark likely swam in a school of fellow hammerheads at offshore islands and underwater volcanoes called seamounts during the day, but dived to greater depths at night to feed on fish and squid.

Map shows shark movements.

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