hammerhead shark


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Noun1.hammerhead shark - medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped headhammerhead shark - medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous
shark - any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
genus Sphyrna, Sphyrna - type genus of the Sphyrnidae
smooth hammerhead, Sphyrna zygaena - fished for the hides and vitamin-rich liver
smalleye hammerhead, Sphyrna tudes - fished for the hide and vitamin-rich liver
bonnet shark, bonnethead, shovelhead, Sphyrna tiburo - small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries
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A HAMMERHEAD shark has been spotted off the coast of Britain for the first time ever.
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A HAMMERHEAD shark has been spotted by scientists in UK waters for the first time.
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Age and growth of the scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834) from the southern coast of Sinaloa, Mexico.
The scalloped hammerhead shark is on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
DENVER -- Broncos linebacker Von Miller is potentially in hot water after a social media post in which he poses with a bloody hammerhead shark that was caught on a fishing expedition.
'These species included whale shark, hammerhead shark, silky shark and thresher shark, largely caught as a by-catch in abundance,' he told the audience.