genus Sphyrna


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Noun1.genus Sphyrna - type genus of the Sphyrnidaegenus Sphyrna - type genus of the Sphyrnidae  
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Sphyrnidae, Sphyrnidae - hammerhead sharks; bonnethead sharks
hammerhead shark, hammerhead - medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous
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Currently, the genus Sphyrna is composed by nine species, with six of them occurring in Brazilian waters: Sphyrna media, Sphyrna mokarran, Sphyrna tiburo, Sphyrna tudes, Sphyrna lewini, S.
The species of the genus Sphyrna are usually identified in longline fishing logbooks only as "hammerhead", which hinders the understanding of their geographic distribution, abundance, and importance in fisheries catches, thus contributing to a higher risk for these species (Gallagher et al.