Oceanic whitetip shark ( | Norbert Probst/Imagebroker/FLPA RM

These Sharks and Rays Just Got Protected: Photos

Five new shark species, along with two species of manta ray, gain new worldwide protection next month.

Published On 08/28/2014
8:37 AM EDT
Porbeagle shark ( | Andy Murch/
Scalloped hammerhead shark ( | Stacy Jupiter
Smooth hammerhead shark ( | Corbis
Great hammerhead shark ( | Josh Hallett, Wikimedia Commons
Reef manta ray ( | Wikimedia Commons
Giant oceanic manta ray ( | Jon Hanson, Wikimedia Commons