Also known as Bonnet Hammerhead, Bonnet Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bonnetnose Shark, Pacific Bonnethead Shark, Shovelhead, Shovelhead Shark.
Found usually in small shivers, but have been known to congregate in their hundreds, over mud and sandy areas of shallow bays, estuaries, and coastal reefs, on the continental and insular shelves. Also found on shallow grass flats at night searching for prey.
They feed nocturnally on bivalves, crustaceans, fish, and octopus.
Length - 150cm
Depth - 10-80m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Western Atlantic, Caribbean
These sharks are shy in nature and generally considered harmless.