Sphyrna corona

SPRINGER, 1940


Scalloped bonnethead
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae

Reference of the original description
SPRINGER, S. (1940)
Three new sharks of the genus Sphyrna from the Pacific coast of tropical America. Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin, 1 (5): 161-172

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Sphyrna (Platysqualus) corona

Types
Sphyrna corona
Holotype: SU: 11882


Description:


Citation: Sphyrna corona SPRINGER, 1940: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 10/2014

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Sphyrna corona SPRINGER, 1940, © FAO, www.fish-base.org

Common names
spa Cachona, spa Cornuda, spa Cornuda coronada, spa Cruceta, spa Martillo, spa Pez mertillo, spa Tiburón cabeza de paleta, fra \(T\) Requin marteau cornu, fra \(T\) Requin-marteau cornu, eng Hammerhead, eng Mallethead shark, eng Scalloped bonnethead, eng Scolloped bonnethead

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: southern Mexico to northern Peru, probably including the Gulf of California.

Human uses
fisheries: subsistence fisheries

Biology
Viviparous, placental [733].

Size / Weight / Age
92.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517])

Habitat
demersal; marine