Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

PROBLEMATIC IDENTITY OF THE SMALLEYE HAMMERHEAD (CARCHARHINIFORMES: SPHYRNA) OCCURRING IN COLOMBIA

Arturo Acero P., Diego Cánter Ríos†, Andrea Polanco F.

Abstract


The presence of Sphyrna tudes in Colombian waters is supported by a 506 mm total length male collected in the southernmost corner of the Caribbean Sea, the mouth of Atrato river. A short discussion on the confusing taxonomic and nomenclatural history of the smalleye hammerhead is included.

Keywords


Sphyrna tudes; Southern Caribbean; South America; Urabá Gulf

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.2007.36.0.358

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