Once the baby sharks are born, they are not taken care of by the parents in any way. Usually, a litter consists of 12 to 15 pups, except for the great hammerhead, which gives birth to litters of 20 to 40 pups. These baby sharks huddle together and swim toward warmer water until they are old enough and large enough to ...
Picture of a hammerhead shark. View Images. Hammerheads are aggressive hunters, feeding on smaller fish, octopuses, squid, and crustaceans. They do not actively seek out human prey, but are very defensive and will attack when provoked. Photograph by Craig O'Connell, National Geographic Creative. Common Name: ...
The great hammerhead is particularly keen on feeding on stingrays, despite the danger of their barbs. The hammerhead pins down each ray with its hammer and then bites chunks from the wings until the ray is immobilised. It also feeds on groupers, sea catfish, small, bony fish, crabs, squid, other sharks and lobsters.
Images of the Great Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokorran.
English language common names include great hammerhead, great hammerhead shark, and squat-headed hammerhead shark. Other common names are abu garn (Arabic), akran (Arabic), cação-martelo (Portuguese), cachona (Spanish), cachona grande (Spanish), cambeva (Portuguese), cawar ( Somali), cornuda de ley ...
Feb 27, 2013 ... I just returned from an incredible trip scuba diving with great hammerhead sharks . This was one of the most exhilarating experiences of my life. While underwater I was amazed by these awesome predators. I was able to capture a series of photos (both during day and night) of these mysterious creatures.
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GREAT HAMMERHEAD SHARK Scientific Name.... Sphyrna Mokarran Family Name...... Sphyrnidae. General Information: The great hammerheads most striking feature is its wide thick head . The head is indented at the center of the " hammer", which is almost rectangular in shape. One of its impressive characteristics is its ...