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Bonnethead shark or shovelhead shark (Sphyrna tiburo)

Coral Reef Fact:

The Bonnethead shark (Sphyrna tiburo), the smallest hammerhead shark, excretes, a special body fluid, called “cerebrospinal fluid” or to let others know it is nearby. It also utilizes an electric-field sensing system similar to radar. This allows the shark to attack prey within a few feet where its eyes are least able to assist. Learn more

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