Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrnidae) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving
Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrnidae) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Hammerhead Shark

A group of easily-recognised sharks due to the shape of their heads. They often swim in large groups, and are very popular with divers. In general they are no threat to humans, but should always be given space and respect.

Hammerhead Shark at Big Brother, Red Sea, Egyopt
A solo Hammerhead Shark on the hunt in Egypt
Credit: Aida Karamesic
Hammerhead Shark Sphyrnidae
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Chondrichthyes: Cartilaginous fish
Order: Carcharhiniformes (Ground Sharks)
Family: Sphyrnidae (Sphyrnidae)
Genus: Sphyrna (Sphyrna)
Species: Sphyrnidae
Average Size: 2 metres - 3 metres

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