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Synonyms for bonnethead

small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head

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The Bonnethead sharks are the latest arrivals at the National Sealife Centre in Bray, Co Wicklow.
Age and growth of the bonnethead shark, Sphyrna tiburo with notes on clinal variation.
At the other end of the spectrum is the bonnethead shark, about 3 feet long but which has the smallest cephalofoil of all hammerhead species-a protrusion that resembles the head of a shovel, Martin said.
Age determination and growth of the bonnethead shark Sphyrna tiburo: A comparison of two populations.
Bonnethead sharks were not captured but are distributed from inshore estuaries and coastal areas to 44 fm (Compagno, 1984).
Cortes and Parsons (1996) compared the demography of two Floridian populations of the bonnethead shark (Sphyrna tiburo), which included several life history measures in the life table analyses, but the small spatial resolution was inadequate to indicate large-scale spatial life history correlations within this species.
Late last year, a similar event at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, NE, occurred in which a bonnethead shark gave birth to a baby shark with no male presence.
For example, the bonnethead shark (Sphyrna tiburo) has been reported to have K values of 0.
plumbeus, sharks (Branstetter 1987); and bonnethead shark, Sphyrna tiburo (Parsons 1993).
Drifting the flats with a shrimp/rattling float rig is just about guaranteed to produce at least a few trout, and don't be surprised if a pompano, a bonnethead shark or a cobia slurps your shrimp.
The bonnethead sharks from the Caribbean seas average 30-50 inches (70-127cm) in length and weigh up to 24 pounds (10.
As a part of the Summer of Wonder, two touch pools in Shark Lagoon are now home to several dozen bonnethead sharks and cownose rays.
When the researchers blocked both vision and lateral line, blacktip and bonnethead sharks could not follow the odor trail to locate prey, but nurse sharks could.
Also in the tank with Justin and the Aqualillies were zebra and bonnethead sharks.