Hammerhead Sharks

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Hammerhead Sharks

  1. 1. Hammerhead sharks<br />BY: James <br />
  2. 2. Location and Ocean Depth<br />Lives in tropical and temperate waters.<br />Prefers costal and warm waters. <br />Lives mainly on sea bed.<br />
  3. 3. Food and predator<br />Eats other sharks, rays, salmon, crabs, lobsters, octopus, squid, and perch.<br />Loves stingrays. <br />Only predator: humans.<br />
  4. 4. Distinguishing Features<br />Is gray-brown to bronze; paler underside. <br />Small jagged teeth; triangular upper row; lower more pointed.<br />Scallop-edged “hammer”<br />Is 10 to 12 feet long.<br />
  5. 5. Interesting Facts<br />Their nostrils are by their eyes, one on each side.<br />The hammerhead shark can sense electrical shocks gave off by prey.<br />Since hammerheads have one eye on each side of their head, they have better vision.<br />They use their odly shaped head to trap prey.<br />
  6. 6. Watch this!<br />hammerhead video<br />
  7. 7. References<br />http//www.seapics.com <br />http//www.wikipedia.org<br />http//nationalgeographickids.com <br />SHARKS! by Christopher Maynard<br />

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