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A small hammerhead shark with a relatively narrow rounded head, found in American waters.Also called shovelhead
- ‘The bonnethead shark, common throughout the Western Hemisphere's warm waters, has a relatively modest foil, less than five inches across.’
- ‘Nearby, a bonnethead shark moves with quiet menace, gliding effortlessly upwards; dorsal fin breaking the water for an instant before returning to the depths.’
- ‘Last year a virgin bonnethead shark gave birth at a Nebraska zoo.’
- ‘He barely faltered as huge sand tiger, bullhuff, leopard and bonnethead sharks circled ever closer.’
- ‘In contrast, the diet of neritic predators such as the bonnethead shark from southwest Florida is dominated by crustaceans, principally shallow water blue crabs.’
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