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FAU News: FAU Researcher Helps Explain Hammerhead Shark Vision

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FAU News: FAU Researcher Helps Explain Hammerhead Shark Vision

"Everyone wants to understand why they have this strange head shape," says Michelle McComb from Florida Atlantic University, who worked on the study. "Perhaps their visual field has been enhanced by their weird head shape."

With colleagues Stephen Kajiura and Timothy Tricas, she fished for juvenile scalloped hammerheads off Hawaii and looked for bonnethead sharks in the waters around Florida. The sharks were quickly transported back to the lab so McComb's team could test the catch's field of vision.

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Congrats on post 10,000 Rick

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