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  • The flattened hammer, known as a 'cephalofoil', looks plain bizarre on the face of an otherwise streamlined fish, and its purpose is still the subject of debate.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science 2009

  • The cephalofoil gives hammerheads a much larger surface area for electrosensory pores than other sharks.

    New Scientist - Online News 2009


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  • The term for the flattened hammer-shaped head of hammerhead and bonnethead sharks.

    July 23, 2010