hammerhead shark

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medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head

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An international team of researchers based in Northern Ireland and the United States made the breakthrough after a hammerhead shark gave birth without mating with a male.
Dr Sereno, from the University of Chicago, said: "It looks like a hammerhead shark.
The fillets and fins were identified as school shark (Galeorhinus galeus), rig (Mustelus lenticulatus), hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena), and bronze whaler (Carcharhinus brachyurus).
The underwater world of the scalloped hammerhead shark comes alive in this informative book.
Distribution of the smooth hammerhead shark is coastal to offshore (Compagno, 1984).
A hammerhead shark tripped his hat, And an eel showed you where to hide.
A group of students while fishing on the beaches of Broward County hooked a huge 14-foot hammerhead shark that was dragged on to the shore.
Neil Hammerschlag, a shark expert at the University of Miami, is pretty certain it was a bull or hammerhead shark that at least doubled the size of the blacktip.
I've seen a large hammerhead shark pregnant with 40 pups.
Claims have been made that a hammerhead shark was in the water.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): University of Miami scientists have discovered the largely unknown migratory patterns and habitat use of the endangered hammerhead shark using satellite tag technology.
Piers described the decision to hire Gervais as: "A bit like inviting a hammerhead shark to dinner and then when he eats all the guests you start complaining.
However, new, groundbreaking DNA research has traced scalloped hammerhead shark fins from the burgeoning Hong Kong market all the way back to the sharks' geographic origin.