Sphyrna tiburo


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sphyrna tiburo - small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped headSphyrna tiburo - small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries
hammerhead shark, hammerhead - medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Latitudinal variation in life-history traits of bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo, (Carcharhiniformes: Sphyrnidae) from the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Across all of our sites, we recorded five species of elasmobranchs, including lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris), nurse sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum), bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo), southern stingrays (Dasyatis americana), and spotted eagle rays (Aetobatus narinari).
The species in question is a bonnethead shark (Sphyrna tiburo), a member of the hammerhead family commonly found in the depths of eastern Pacific, western Atlantic, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Differential co-localization with choline acetyltransferase in nervus terminalis suggests functional differences for GnRH isoforms in bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo).
(0.26[per thousand]), Orthopristis chrysoptera (Linnaeus, 1766) (0.08[per thousand]), and Sphyrna tiburo (0.40[per thousand]) displayed a very narrow range of [delta][sup.15]N.
3.7 Dasyatis longus 2.6 Sphyrna corona 2.6 Mustelus henlei 2.0 Carcharhinus limbatus 1.9 Nasolamia velox 0.9 Carcharhinus porosus 0.5 Carcharhinus leucas 0.5 Sphyrna tiburo 0.4 Ginglymostoma cirratum 0.4 Dasyatis spp.
Placentation in the silky shark Carcharhinus falciformis and bonnetshark Sphyrna tiburo. Anatomy Records 151 (3): 452.
The other fishes that we tested are senorita wrasses (Oxyjulis californica), bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo), mummichogs, or killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus), and pinfish (Lagodon rhomboides).
The mother bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo) lives at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb., far from any males of her kind.