bonnethead shark

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bonnethead shark:

see hammerhead sharkhammerhead shark,
active, surface-living shark, genus Sphyrina. Its curious head has lateral projections resembling the crossbar of a T, and its eyes and ears are located in the outer tips of the projections.
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Scientists already knew that bonnethead sharks eat seagrass along with the squid and shrimp they gobble up on the ocean floor.
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One of the species, the winghead shark, now lives in the warm waters north of Australia and the other, the bonnethead shark, inhabits the Caribbean and tropical eastern Pacific Ocean.
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Herein we document a previously overlooked sexual dimorphism in a well-studied shark species, Sphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758), the bonnethead shark. Bonnethead sharks are small, coastal hammerhead sharks (Sphyrnidae) from the most speciose shark order, Carcharhiniformes, and are distributed along both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North and South America (7).
Behavioral and physiology responses to hypoxia in the bonnethead shark. Sphyrna tiburo.
Meet the bonnethead shark, a member of the hammerhead shark genus Sphyrna in the family Sphyrnidae.