The Great Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran is found in all tropical waters, in both the open ocean and costal areas.
Brushing up against that sand-paper skin, with its minute dermal denticles, results in a rug-burn.
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Description: Normally 12 to 18 feet in length, these sharks are easily recognized by their strange, 'hammer' shaped heads. Modern research suggests that the 'hammer' may have been a spontaneous mutation, since the basal species has the largest hammer of all.