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The average weight of the hammerhead shark is 230-450kg (500-1000lbs). Hammerhead Shark which scientific name is sphyrna zygaena usually has a size 3.5-6m (11.5-20ft). Hammerhead Shark is a fish that lives in warm waters and continental shelves. It has a smooth skin type. The diet is carnivore. The maximum speed it can reach is 40km/h (25mph). These fishs usually live 20-25 years.

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Facts about hammerhead sharks
NameHammerhead Shark
HabitatWarm waters and continental shelves
Conservation StatusThreatened
PhylumChordata
Main PreyFish, squid, octopus
GenusSphyrna
DietCarnivore
FamilySphyrnidae
Top Speed40km/h (25mph)
LifestyleHerd
OrderCarcharhiniformes
Size3.5-6m (11.5-20ft)
Skin TypeSmooth
Scientific NameSphyrna zygaena
PredatorsTiger shark, great white shark, killer whale
Average Litter Size26
ColourGrey, brown, white
Weight230-450kg (500-1000lbs)
KingdomAnimalia
Life Span20-25 years
TypeFish
ClassChondrichthyes
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Description Pictures of giant sharks. Cape Cod's Great White Sharks Tagged By Researchers From Ocearch
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Heigh 922 pixels
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