"This shark, which can grow up to three feet long, forms single-sex schools which can reach over a hundred individuals," Stone said. "Sold for its meat, oils and fins, their population has declined drastically since the 1960s."
He added, "Over the last 50 years, science has come a long way to understand sharks. We know that they are incredibly important to keeping the marine ecosystem in balance and therefore play an integral role in the productivity of fisheries on which humans depend."
"Typically, most sharks are thought of as solitary creatures, however, there are plenty of sharks out there that are social creatures."