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There are 9 known species of Hammerhead Sharks and their size ranges from 0.9 to 6 meters (3 to 20 feet) in length. They weigh between 500 to 1000 pounds. They are usually light gray in color with a white belly. They can be distinctly recognized using their flat hammer like head. Hammerheads are one of the medium sized shark species.

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What color is a hammerhead shark?

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What color is the Hammerhead Shark?

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The Hammerhead shark gets its name because of it's unusual head, which is shaped like a hammer.

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A hammerhead shark is unique because its head looks like a big hammer. That's why it's called a hammerhead shark, of course!

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