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Scoophead Hammerhead

Sphyrna media

Description:

21"

Habitat:

Gulf of Mexico coast

Notes:

Caught on live shrimp at South Padre Island's beach access #6 before 2nd sandbar at beginning of low tide. After pictures, released from hook and swam back into Gulf. :D Awesome experience!!

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7 Comments

vedderschik25
vedderschik25 11 years ago

Thanks for the suggestion Scott. Just added it! ;)

ScottHarte
ScottHarte 11 years ago

Beautiful shark! Please consider adding it to the shark mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/9422...

vedderschik25
vedderschik25 11 years ago

Thanks! It was quite extraordinaire. ;)

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 11 years ago

so cool....great catch!..err..photos

ThePalGuy
ThePalGuy 11 years ago

That would have been an awesome catch- you must feel lucky. Thanks for sharing.

vedderschik25
vedderschik25 12 years ago

Caught & Released ;)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 12 years ago

Sorry, but what is that wired structure, a hook? Was this shark captured?

vedderschik25
Spotted by
vedderschik25

Brownsville, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 2, 2012
Submitted on Jun 3, 2012

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