Hammerhead shark spotted off Britain.

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Stock photo of a hammerhead shark.<br />
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A deadly hammerhead shark has been sighted in UK waters for the first ever time, scientists today revealed.<br />
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The predator, that has a distinctive hammer-shaped flattened head, was spotted in the Celtic Sea, between the south coast of Ireland and the south west of England.<br />
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Its appearance on the surface of the sea was fleeting but enough for two marine scientists to positively identify it.<br />
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The sighting comes a week after a marine expert predicted that some shark species such as the Great White and hammerhead could become regular visitors to British waters by 2050 due to rising sea temperatures.