bonnethead

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Related to bonnetheads: hammerhead shark, Shovelhead shark
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Noun1.bonnethead - small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped headbonnethead - 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
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This research, which failed to explain if the sharks were actually consuming grass and extracting nutrients from it, or just accidentally swallowing it underwater, inspired Leigh to investigate the ability of bonnetheads to digest plants.
Bonnetheads, the second-smallest member of the hammerhead family, are soft, like suede, and cute, if that can be said about a shark.
There is no minimum size for Atlantic Sharpnose Sharks or Bonnetheads
It's in poem form and tells you how to do polar bear dentistry, why you should never try to outspit a spitting cobra, and what bonnetheads, nurses and soupfins have in common.
14, 2001, zookeepers in Omaha discovered a newborn along with their usual three bonnetheads, all adult females.
The juvenile bonnetheads also show overlapping distributions for the sexes, with the first two principal components accounting for 71.
The fish looked wonderfully graceful in their spacious tanks, none more so than the sleek inhabitants of the tropical shark nursery, small bonnetheads, black-tips and leopards.
Based on NMFS SEAMAP trawl data, bonnetheads are the second most commonly caught sharks with 830 captures; Branstetter(8) reports 16 bonnethead captures.
Look for a spot in four or five feet of water on the edge of a bar where the tide runs fairly strong, hang a chum block over the side and you should find enough juvenile black tips, bulls and bonnetheads to keep you busy.
It tells you how to do polar bear dentistry, why you should never try to out-spit a spitting cobra, and what bonnetheads, nurses and soupns have in common.
Nurse sharks did not recognize their prey if their noses were blocked, but the blacktips and bonnetheads did.
Known mainly as nocturnal feeders, bull sharks, hammerheads, lemons, blacktips, spinners, bonnetheads and others follow along the beaches to feed.