Species Details


Sphyrna tudes

Scalloped Hammerhead Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Sphyrna tudes
Family : Sphyrnidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Kidney-headed Shark,Bronze Hammerhead Shark
Habitat : Continental shelves,insular shelves,inshore,offshore
Description : Body of Scalloped Hammerhead Shark is elongated and laterally compressed.Hammer-shaped head present.Body brownish-grey to bronze or olive colour.Underside pale yellow or white.
description written by: Razia Sultana Setu, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:FAO([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se