Great Hammerhead Shark
Scientific name: Sphyrna mokarran (Rüppell, 1837)
Common name: Great Hammerhead
Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 485 - Shark, hammerhead
Marine Life Code: 656 - Shark, other
License and Endorsements Required for Commercial harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License
FP - Federal Permit **
* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics, https://www.flrules.org/.
** National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Regional Office, Fishery Permits: http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/operations_management_information_services/constituency_services_branch/permits.
For more Commercial Fisheries information see the Commercial Saltwater Fishing section.
Image Credit: Don DeMaria