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n. - Type genus of the hammerhead sharks.

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  • "Sphyrna mokarran love warm water, and right now, every last one for a hundred miles is congregating in this mile-wide circle of heated ocean."
  • Migrant pelagic include tunnies Thunnus spp., smalltooth sawfish Pristis pectinata guitarfish Rhinobatos spp., and smooth hammerhead shark Sphyrna zygaena.
  • (Sphyrna lewini) has a more familiar racing-car-spoiler shape.
  • The bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo) has a shape that's more spade than hammer. for more
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