It found that more than half of the materials found inside bonnethead
sharks' stomach was seagrass.
Caption: The author holding a bonnethead
shark; a student measures a young bonnethead
Kajiura SM, Tyminski JP, Forni JB, Summers AP (2005) The Sexually Dimorphic Cephalofoil of Bonnethead
Sharks, Sphyrna tiburo.
Diet, feeding habits, and diel feeding chronology of the bonnethead
shark, Sphyrna tiburo, in southwest Florida.
sharks are the latest arrivals at the National Sealife Centre in Bray, Co Wicklow.
Keepers at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska, were left scratching their heads in 2001 when one of three female bonnethead
sharks gave birth despite having had no male contact in three years.
Geneticists have confirmed a case of birth without mating in a bonnethead
shark, one of the smaller hammerhead species.
Hammerhead sharks form the family of Sphyrnidae, that includes eight species: the winghead shark (Eusphyra blochii), scalloped bonnethead
(Sphyrna corona), scalloped hammerhead (S.
Some modern chondrichthyans with molariform or pavement-like dentitions, such as horn sharks (Heterdontiformes), bonnethead
sharks (Sphyrna tiburo), some rays (Mylobatidae), and chimeras (Holocephali), are durophageous (Dean, 1906; Smith, 1942; Cappetta, 1987; Wilga and Motta, 2000).
Gill lesions associated with infection by Erpocotyle tiburonis (Monogenea: Hexabothriidae) on wild and aquarium-held bonnethead
sharks (Sphyrna tiburo [Carcharhiniformes: Sphyrinidae]) were compared using light and scanning electron microscopy.
On the flats you can expect to catch a few bonnethead
sharks, one of the few shark species which overwinters in Charlotte Harbor.