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Synonyms for bonnethead

small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head

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A purely carnivorous animal should have no mechanism to digest plants, but if the bonnethead sharks eat seagrass regularly, they should have enzymes for this purpose," the scientists addded.
Bonnetheads, the second-smallest member of the hammerhead family, are soft, like suede, and cute, if that can be said about a shark.
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
The mother bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo) lives at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb.
Another species that seems to possess a detached social life is the bonnethead shark.
Residency and movement patterns of bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo, in a large Florida estuary.
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.
acronotus), bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo), and blacktip sharks.
Guaguanche Sphyraena guachancho Conger eel (family) Congridae Conger eel Conger oceanicus Bonnethead Sphyrna tiburo Black jack Caranx lugubris Black drum Pogonias cromis Bermuda chub Kyphosus sectatrix Yellowfln grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Yellow conger Hildebrandia flava Spotfin hogfish Bodianus pulchellus Southern puffer Sphoeroides nephelus Smooth butterfly ray Gymnura micrura Pufferfish (genus) Sphoeroides sp.
Placentation and associated aspects of gestation in the bonnethead shark, Sphyrna tiburo.
Similarly, blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus Valenciennes), Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus maculatus), and bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo Linnaeus) were only collected in subtidal oyster reef and nonvegetated bottom habitats (Table 4).
The other fishes that we tested are senorita wrasses (Oxyjulis californica), bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo), mummichogs, or killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus), and pinfish (Lagodon rhomboides).
Lemon, blacktip and bonnethead sharks commonly roam the shallows of Biscayne Bay, but he favors the latter because their diet closely matches that of his quarry.
brevirostris, bonnethead shark (Sphyrna tiburo), blacknose shark (Carcharhinus acronotus), and one teleost--red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).