bonnethead
bonnet head onnet head, bonnethead onnethead . (Zo["o]l.), small harmless hammerhead shark ({Sphyrna tiburio}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a spade-shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries.

Syn: shovelhead, bonnet shark, Sphyrna tiburo. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • Bonnethead — Taxobox name = Bonnethead shark status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 image width = 220px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Chondrichthyes subclassis = Elasmobranchii ordo = Carcharhiniformes familia = Sphyrnidae genus = Sphyrna… …   Wikipedia

  • bonnethead — mažasis kūjaryklis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Sphyrna tiburo angl. axhead shark; bonnethead; Pacific bonnethead; shovelhead rus. акула лопата; малая молот рыба; малоголовая молот рыба ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • bonnethead — n. = SHOVELHEAD. * * * noun small harmless hammerhead having a spade shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries • Syn: ↑shovelhead, ↑bonnet shark, ↑Sphyrna tiburo • Hypernyms: ↑hammerhead, ↑hammerhead shark * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bonnethead — /bon it hed /, n. a hammerhead shark, Sphyrna tiburo, found in shallow waters from Brazil to Massachusetts, having a spade shaped head. Also called bonnet shark, shovelhead. [1875 80, Amer.; BONNET + HEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • bonnethead — noun A form of hammerhead shark, Sphyrna tiburo Syn: shovelhead …   Wiktionary

  • bonnethead — n. harmless species of hammerhead shark which inhabits shallow waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans (also shovelhead, bonnet shark) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bonnethead — noun a small American hammerhead shark with a narrow rounded head. [Sphyrna tiburo.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • bonnethead — bonnet·head …   English syllables

  • bonnethead sharks — kūjarykliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas šeima apibrėžtis Atogrąžų ir vidutinių platumų jūros, priekrantės ir pelagialė. 2 gentys, 10 rūšių. Kūno ilgis – iki 3,5–6,0 m. Pavojingi žmonėms. Gyvavedžiai. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • bonnethead shark — noun see bonnethead …   Useful english dictionary

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