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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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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.
The Bonnethead 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.