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Free Content The Hammerhead Sharks of the Littoral Zone of São Paulo, Brazil, with the Description of a New Species

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Six species of hammerhead sharks were recognized among 645 specimens captured in depths of 4-10 m off Cananéia, Brazil (lat. 25°S, long. 47° 52′W), over a period of four years. These are: Sphyrna diplana, S. tiburo, S. tudes, S. zygaena, S. mokarran, and a new species herein described as Sphyrna nana.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1965-03-01

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