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All About the Hammerhead

The hammerhead shark is one of the fish that you’ll easily recognize when you see it. The unique shape that earns the fish its name is known as a “cephalofoil”. Hammerheads dwell in waters throughout the world where the water is warm.

A hammerhead sharks can vary in its size, from a mere three feet in length to more than nineteen feet. The belly of the shark is white, which makes them trickier to spot but also gives them an advantage when they’re seeking prey. The hammerhead shark differs from other shark species in that it spends its time with large schools during the daylight hours before venturing off to do its own solo thing and hunt during the night. Octopus, stingrays, other sharks, and squid comprise a few of the species the hammerhead likes to have for its meal.

There is more to the hammerhead’s cephalofoil than just its unusual shape. The shape of the shark’s head means the shark’s vision is enhanced. Due to the position of the eyes, the hammerhead can see what’s above and below it at all times. This cephalofoil is put to good use when the shark is hunting stingrays, allowing the hammerhead to pin down its prey.

This update is by Free Spool Sport Fishing, a custom built 43’ Sports Fisherman Free Spool at Haulover Marina offering an exciting deep sea fishing experience for anyone including families, friends or business associates. Spearheaded by Miami native Captain Dennis Forgione. We fish for many different species of fish and we specialize in kite fishing for sailfish and mahi, live bait fishing for kingfish and other game fish. For more information on sport fishing Miami or to book a charter fishing Miami trip, please call 305-582-5445.

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