Model 73B - Great Hammerhead Shark Mesh3D Model
This is an subdivided mesh of an adult female Great Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna mokarran) that was reconstructed from multiple cameras arranged around a dive in South Bimini, Bahamas in February 2020. Casey Sapp coordinated all videography. Kevin Davidson kindly contributed useful reference photos.
CG artist Jer Bot used the software Blender to align these camera views to reconstruct the accurate shape and color of Nemesis (PIT tag 900236000107365), which had an estimated length of 329 cm based on laser photogrammetry. Nemesis commonly frequents dive spots near Bimini and is well-known to divers and scientists from the Bimini shark lab (www.biminisharklab.com)
The ANGARI Foundation (www.angari.org) coordinated and supported this research, along with Sean Williams, Ken Morton, Jonathan and Jameson Bayuk, Annabelle Brooks, and Vital Heim.
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