Scoophead shark

One of the smaller hammerheads, the scoophead measures 150 cm long; adult males measure 90 cm long and adult females 100-133 cm.

The Scoophead shark lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 8 - 8 m environment.

Nothing known about the Scoophead shark

Common names

Cação-martelo in Portuguese (Português)
Cachona in Spanish (español)
Cambeva in Portuguese (Português)
Cornuda in Spanish (español)
Cornuda cuchara in Spanish (español)
Löffelkopf-Hammerhai in German (Deutsch)
Martillo in Spanish (español)
Requin marteau écope in French (français)
Requin-marteau écope in French (français)
Schepkophamerhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
scoophead in English
Scoophead shark in English
Shark in English
Skehovedet hammerhaj in Danish (dansk)
Tiburón in sp
Tiburón cabeza de pala in Spanish (español)
Tiburón martillo cuchara in Spanish (español)
短吻双髻鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻雙髻鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Sphyrnidae
Genus : Sphyrna
Species : Sphyrna media
Authority : Springer, 1940