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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Sphyrnidae — the hammerhead sharks.

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Examples

  • Migrant pelagic include tunnies Thunnus spp., smalltooth sawfish Pristis pectinata guitarfish Rhinobatos spp., and smooth hammerhead shark Sphyrna zygaena.

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  • Endemic species include Sphyrna mokarran, Torpedo panthera, and Terapon jarbua (see Botros, 1971).

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  • Sphyrna mokarran love warm water, and right now, every last one for a hundred miles is congregating in this mile-wide circle of heated ocean.”

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  • "Sphyrna mokarran love warm water, and right now, every last one for a hundred miles is congregating in this mile-wide circle of heated ocean."

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  • Michelle McComb, Timothy Tricas and Stephen Kajiura tested this hypothesis by comparing the visual fields of three hammerhead species: the bonnethead shark, (Sphyrna tiburo), scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) and the winghead shark (Eusphyra blochii), with that of two normal shark species: the lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) and the blacknose shark

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  • Second rare Javan rhino found dead in Indonesia photo: Creative Commons/Julian. ilcheff hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) sphyrna lewini (scalloped hammerhead shark)

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  • Scalloped Hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) are always finned because they have large fins and the body has absolutely no value at the docks.

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  • IUCN experts classify Great Hammerhead, Sphyrna mokarran, and Scalloped Hammerhead, Sphyrna lewini, sharks, as well as Giant Devil Rays,

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  • The new research paper, "Tracking the fin trade: genetic stock identification in Western Atlantic scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini)," is published in a special theme issue of Endangered Species Research entitled, "Forensic Methods in Conservation Research."

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  • Scalloped hammerheads (Sphyrna lewini) have a relatively wide head, and their eyes overlap by 32 degrees.

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