Ocean Series-Hammerhead shark

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  • Product CodeRC16075S

  • Name:Hammerhead shark
  • Order:Carcharhiniformes
  • Diet;Carnivore
  • Habitat:Warmer waters, coastlines, continental shelves.
  • Animal class:Fish
  • Figure size:27,5cm x 10,5cm x 8,5cm (l x w x h)
  • Real size:3,0 ft to 19,7 ft long
  • Weight:3 to 580 kg

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Conservation status:Endangered

Features:Unusual and distinctive structure of their heads, which are flattened and laterally extended into a “hammer”. Small mouth on the underside. Fins and large tailfin.

Did you know? The hammerhead shark is known for forming schools during the day, and

when the evening falls they hunt solitary? The positioning of the eyes,

mounted on the sides of the shark’s distinctive hammer head, gives the shark

good 360-degree vision in the vertical plane, meaning they can see above

and below them at all times?

QUESTION: What are the electronically sensory pores called that all sharks have?

ANSWER: ampullae of Lorenzini.

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