Sighting Detail

ID#4415
ByNicole Buxton (via Florida Shark Diving)
DateTuesday 18 April 2017
Verified
SpeciesScalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini)
Quantityx1
Sexunknown
Length1.5m
TypeDiving/Snorkelling
ConfidenceCertain
ConditionsRough
VisibilityGood
Depth10m
Seen FromNone
LocationJupiter, FL:  26.9342, -80.094, Atlantic Ocean
Notes

Snorkeling in open water 3 miles off shore of Jupiter, FL. Seas were very rough most of the ride. Visibility was good. At times vis was 50 to 100 ft. Lone juvenile hammerhead swam 30ft below us