COMMON NAME: Hammerhead Sharks
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sphyrnidae sp.
There are 9 species of “hammerhead” shark which
make up the family Sphyrnidae, the largest of which is the Great Hammerhead Sphyrna mokarran
Named for the distinctive structure of their heads,
which are flattened and laterally extended into a
"hammer" shape called a cephalofoil