Sphyrna tudes


Smalleye hammerhead
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Sphyrnidae

Reference of the original description
Sur le sous-genre Marteau, Zygaena. Mémoires du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, 9: 222-228, pl. 1-2.

Image of the original description

Sphyrna tudes (VALENCIENNES, 1822)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Cestracion tudes, Platysqualus tudes, Sphyrna bigelowi, Sphyrna (Mesozygaena) tudes, Sphyrna (Platysqualus) tudes, Sphyrnias tudes, Zygaena tudes

Sphyrna tudes
Lectotype: MNHN: 0000-1049; Paralectotype: MNHN: 0000-1019; MNHN: (lost);
Sphyrna bigelowi
Holotype: USNM: 87682; Paratype: MCZ: 463-S; USNM: 120751 (ex USNM 87682);


Citation: Sphyrna tudes (VALENCIENNES, 1822): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2015

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Common names
deu \(T\) Kleinaugen-Hammerhai, spa Cornuda Tudes, spa Cornuda de corona, spa Cornuda ojichica, spa Pez martillo, spa Tiburón martillo, fra \(T\) Requin marteau à petits yeux, fra \(T\) Requin-marteau à petits yeux, eng Bonnet, eng Great hammerhead, eng Hammerhead, eng Shark, eng Smalleye, eng Smalleye hammerhead, ita Martello occhi piccoli, ita Pesce stampella, por Cambeva, por Cação-chapéu-armado, por Cação-martelo, por Cação-rudela, por Chapéu-armado, por Marteleiro, por Martelo, por Peixe-martelo, por Tubarão-martelo

Southwest Atlantic: Venezuela to Argentina [5839]. Also Mediterranean Sea and Eastern Pacific [17658]. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: subsistence fisheries

Viviparous, with yolk-sac plazenta; number of young probably 6 - 9 per litter. Size at birth about 30 cm.

Size / Weight / Age
134 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517]); 148 cm TL (female)

benthopelagic; marine, usually ? - 12 m [517]

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)