Physical Attributions: The Great Hammerhead Shark

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The Great Hammerhead Shark has many physical attributions that make the species unique to other sharks. Perhaps its most well-known anatomical feature, the flat and t-shaped cephalophoil, aids the Great Hammerhead in catching prey. Ampullae of Lorenzini on the hammer-shaped head sense hidden prey, which especially benefits the hunting of stingrays. The variations within the cephalophoils differentiate hammerheads from each other. In addition, wide-set eyes give The Great Hammerhead shark a greater, more enhanced range of sight. Its coloration varies from brown to light gray on the dorsal side and a white underside. The sharks have curved pelvic fins and an asymmetrical caudal fin for smooth, quick swimming. The distinguishing characteristics

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