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Sphyrna tiburo (Bonnethead Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family hammerhead sharks. They are listed as endangered by IUCN. They are native to Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean. Individuals can grow to 150 cm. They rely on swimming and carcharhiniform to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Bonnethead Shark. View this species on GBIF