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Sphyrna lewini Scalloped Hammerhead


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lexID:
3797 
AphiaID:
105816 
Scientific:
Sphyrna lewini 
German:
Bogenstirn-Hammerhai 
English:
Scalloped Hammerhead 
Category:
Sharks 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Carcharhiniformes (Order) > Sphyrnidae (Family) > Sphyrna (Genus) > lewini (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Griffith & Smith, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Zirkumsubtropisch, Djibouti, El Salvador, Suriname, Eritrea, Ghana, Benin, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, (the) Maldives, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Bahrain, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Circumtropic, Columbia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, European Coasts, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Grenada, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Guyana, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mauritius, Myanmar, Namibia, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Quatar, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé e Principé, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South-Africa, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Bahamas, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Cayman Islands, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, the Seychelles, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam, Western Australia, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 1000 Meter 
Size:
139.76" - 165.35" (355cm - 420cm) 
Weight:
152,4 kg 
Temperature:
- 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Big fish, Coralfish of all kind, Crustaceans, Lobster, Small Sharks 
Tank:
439956.88 gal (~ 2000000L) 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-18 13:59:07 

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Synonyms:
Cestracion leeuwenii Day, 1865
Cestracion oceanica Garman, 1913
Sphyrna diplana Springer, 1941
Sphyrna leweni (Griffith & Smith, 1834) (misspelling)
Zygaena erythraea Klunzinger, 1871
Zygaena indica van Hasselt, 1823
Zygaena lewini Griffith & Smith, 1834

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