Smooth Hammerhead

Sphyrna zygaena
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Sphyrna zygaena
Other names Common Hammerhead Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Hammerheaded Shark, Smooth Hammerhead Shark
Size Up to 5 m (16.4 ft)
Weight Over 400 kg (881 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal & offshore waters, estuaries, bays & harbours throughout the water column
Depth Range 0 - 200 m (660 ft)
Smooth Hammerhead Shark Distribution