Sunday, May 23, 2010

Hammerhead shark mystery solved

The shape of the Hammerhead bringsfurther benefits, the researchers discoverd By moving their heads sideways as they swim, the shark can see much of what isbehind them.More extraordinary is that the position of eyes allows the shark to see through 360 degrees in the vertical plane meaning the animal can see above and below them at all times. As well as improving their ability to catch prey, this may be beneficial to smaller shark that are potential prey to larger shark.