AU: Smooth hammerhead shark not eligible for listing as vulnerable species in New South Wales
Fisheries Scientific Committee
Ref. No. FD52
File No. FSC 12/02
Sphyrna zygaena – The Smooth Hammerhead Shark
The Fisheries Scientific Committee, established under Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994 (the Act), has made a final determination to not list the Smooth Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna zygaena as a VULNERABLE SPECIES in Part 1 of Schedule 5 of the Act.
The listing of Vulnerable Species is provided for by Part 7A, Division 2 of the Act.
The Fisheries Scientific Committee, with reference to the criteria relevant to this species, prescribed by Part 16 of the Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2010 (the Regulation) has found that: ( … download pdf of ‘final determination’ below ).