Hammerhead sharks are carnivorous and eat a variety of fish, although stingrays are the preferred prey. Hammerhead sharks take advantage of their wide, flat heads to pin down stingrays and other bottom dwelling fish befo... More »

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Hammerhead sharks get their name because of the hammerhead shape of their faces. These creatures roam much of the world's ocean space outside of the polar regions. They grow to be between 13 and 20 feet long and weigh be... More »

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A hammerhead shark can swim up to a yard per second, according to Dr. Peter Kimley. In times of duress, they may have a burst of speed to escape from a predator. More »

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Hammerhead sharks tend to live for 20 to 30 years in the wild. While their migratory patterns have made tracking their feeding and breeding habits difficult in the past, GPS has helped marine biologists better monitor th... More »

A hammerhead shark's typical prey includes small fish, stingrays, small sharks and squid. Hammerheads, even when young, are not generally eaten by other predators as the young tend to stay in shallower waters, out of the... More »

Mako sharks prey on a wide variety of pelagic fishes, including mackerels, herrings and salmon. Examination of specific populations from Cape Hatteras to the Grand Banks of Newfoundland indicates that the bluefish is pre... More »

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Depending upon the species, sharks rely upon a diverse range of feeding techniques to consume a wide variety of marine organisms that include large creatures with a high fat content, such as seals, and smaller aquatic li... More »

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