Great Hammerhead shark, Sphyrna mokarran

Hammerhead shark, Sphyrna mokarran, is one of the most symbolic and abundant shark species of Malpelo. It is a large shark which is usually 4 meters long and can reach 6 meters for 450kg.

It is an endangered species threaten by overfishing and illegal fishing (fin).

Photos are © Monaco Explorations / Olivier Borde and Fred Buyle.