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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus, 1758)

Squalus zygaena Linnaeus, 1758, Syst.Nat., ed. 10, 1:234.

Squalus malleus Shaw and Nodder, 1796
? Squalus (Cestrorhinus) caroliniensis Blainville, 1816 (nomen nudum)
? Squalus (Cestrorhinus) pictus Blainville, 1816 (nomen nudum)
Zygaena vulgaris Cloquet, 1830
Zygaena subarcuata Storer, 1848.

FAO Names:
Smooth hammerhead [English]
Requin-marteau commun [French]
Cornuda cruz [Spanish]
SPHYRN Sphyrn 4 [FAO Code]

Smooth hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena)