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Synonyms for bonnethead

small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head

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HOOKED With her new pals SPOT ON Leopard shark has a nosy FIN THE DEEP END Sinead Noonan with bonnethead shark in Sealife Centre in Bray, Co, Wicklow, yesterday
5 mg/l create physiological stress for bonnethead sharks (increased mouth gape and swimming speed).
Behavioral and physiology responses to hypoxia in the bonnethead shark.
The Georgia Aquarium currently houses whale sharks, zebra sharks, black-tip reef sharks, tasseled wobbegongs, great hammerhead, bonnethead sharks, bamboo sharks, brown-banded bamboo sharks, white-spotted bamboo sharks, epaulette sharks, swell sharks, horn sharks and now sand tiger sharks.
Close behind these little guys are the bigger fish we want and if you hang a shrimp under a popping cork the list of species you might encounter while drifting over the grass includes trout, ladyfish, bluefish, cobia, bonnethead sharks, Spanish mackerel, jacks and more.
Look for bonnethead sharks cruising the flats, and if we're lucky we may get a show of cobia on the flats too before month's end.
Pompano, flounder, mackerel and bonnethead sharks will be caught by trout fishermen this month.
Black-tip, bull, dusky, hammerhead, tiger and bonnethead sharks are plentiful.
Trout, ladyfish, bluefish, bonnethead sharks, pompano and even cruising cobia are all suckers for this rig, and early spring is a great time to deploy it.
Letting the scent trail kink back into the open bay, we soon had bonnethead sharks swimming upcurrent toward the boat.
Trout aren't the only fish moving onto the grassflasts: bonnethead sharks are scattered everywhere, herds of pompanoare running the troughs inside the bars, Spanish mackerel are arriving daily, and; cobia are cruising in singles, pairs and small pods.
Trout have spread out onto the flats where rapidly thickening sea grass beds are host to a huge variety of baits, and trout fishermen are also losing tackle to cobia and bonnethead sharks.
Scaled down, but much more plentiful, are the blacktip, spinner, sharpnose and bonnethead sharks.
Just as traditionally, many of those trout anglers are surprised when drag is ripped off their reels in decidedly un-troutlike manner, usually by one of three culprits: pompano, bonnethead sharks or cobia, all of which haunt the same flats and all of which are likely to slurp a shrimp.
There are a lots of bonnethead sharks on this flat in the winter months, and they are similar in size and appearance to cobia.