Hammerhead sharks detect electrical fields emitted by prey


1 January 2012

Hammerhead sharks are named for their distinctive head, which is flattened and laterally extended into a “hammer” shape called a cephalofoil. Scattered around their head are numerous pores, connected to nerves at their base.


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