Bycatch: Bonnethead Shark

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Bycatch: Bonnethead Shark

Small bonnethead sharks, Sphyma tiburo, sometimes get caught in our traps.


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FWC Facts:
The bowfin, or mudfish, is a ‘living fossil’ and is the only freshwater fish with a gular bone, a bony plate on the exterior of the lower jaw between the two jawbones.

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