Species Details

@Osmany, Hamid Badar

Smooth Hammerhead Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Sphyrna zygaena
Family : Sphyrnidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Roundheaded Hammerhead Shark
Habitat : Continental shelves,insular shelves,inshore,offshore
Description : Body of Smooth Hammerhead Shark is elongated and laterally compressed.Hammer-shaped head present.Body dark-olive to brownish-grey colour.Underside 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:Osmany, Hamid Badar ([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se