Species Details

@Harris, Mark

Eusphyra blochii

Winghead Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Eusphyra blochii
Family : Sphyrnidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Habitat : Continental shelves,insular shelves,estuaries
Description : Winghead Shark is a elongate and moderately slender bodied shark.The anterior portion of head is dorsoventrally flattened and widely expanded in ‘hammer’ form.Teeth blade-like.
Distribution in Bangladesh
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:Harris, Mark ([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se