Taxon profile


Sphyrna Rafinesque, 1810

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Carcharhiniformes - ground sharks »  family Sphyrnidae - hammerhead sharks

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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

species Sphyrna corona Springer, 1940
species Sphyrna couardi Cadenat, 1951 - Whitefin Hammerhead
species Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834) - Bronze Hammerhead Shark

Sphyrna lewini - Bronze Hammerhead Shark

species Sphyrna media Springer, 1940
species Sphyrna mokarran (Rüppell, 1837) - Great Hammerhead
species Sphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758) - Bonnet Hammerhead

Sphyrna tiburo - Bonnet Hammerhead

species Sphyrna tudes (Valenciennes, 1822) - Bonnet
species Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Smooth Hammerhead Shark

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/4956]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Sphyrna Rafinesque, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [582cfe0e-fbda-47b4-8fe5-16e753ebe210]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Sphyrna Rafinesque, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015

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