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Synonyms for bonnethead

small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head

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Nurse sharks did not recognize their prey if their noses were blocked, but the blacktips and bonnetheads did.
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.
Serum steroid hormones and the reproductive cycle of the female bonnethead shark, Sphyrna tiburo.
Blacktips, blacknoses, spinners, bulls, Atlantic sharpnoses, bonnetheads and a few small hammerheads are likely to show up in chum slicks almost anywhere in the bay, and all of them are a blast on light tackle.
The research team focussed their study on juvenile scalloped hammerheads sharks and bonnethead sharks and tested their eyesight.
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.
The flats are coming alive this month and if you're in a good area you can expect to catch trout, ladyfish, bluefish, bonnethead sharks, Spanish mackerel and maybe even a cobia.
The Aquarium's shark collection includes several sand tiger sharks, nurse sharks, sandbar sharks (coming in April), bamboo sharks, a zebra shark, a bonnethead shark and a horn shark.
By the way: don't be surprised if your trout party on the flats is crashed by a bonnethead shark, a pompano or even a cobia.
In seasonally acclimatized bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo), the effect of seasonal temperature change on metabolic rate was lower ([Q.
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.
Unidentified shark 5 Negaprion brevirostris Lemon shark Sphyrnidae, Hammerhead sharks 6 Sphyrna mokarran Great hammerhead 7 Sphyrna tiburo Bonnethead Dasyatidae, Stingrays 8 Dasyatis spp.
BMAA was detected in 23 of 29 fin samples and in all species tested--nurse, great hammerhead, lemon, bull, bonnethead, blacknose, and blacktip sharks--at concentrations of 144-1,836 ng/mg wet weight.