Tue, October 25th —
Today's Schedule 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Stingray Beach Club is closed for scheduled maintenance starting Monday, 10/24 and will reopen Wednesday, 10/26. Learn More
Stingray Beach Club is closed for scheduled maintenance starting Monday, October 24 and will reopen Wednesday, October 26. You can still see stingrays swimming during your visit in Ocean Realm and Shark Realm. Be sure to also check out our other touch exhibits including Touch A Shark (Zone A) as well as Gill's Grotto and Creature Feature (Zone C).
Mexican Horn Shark
Size: Up to 2.5 feet Habitat/Range: Eastern Pacific Ocean from Mexico to Colombia
The Mexican horn shark is a species of bullhead shark that can typically be found along the eastern Pacific coast from Mexico to Colombia. It can be recognized by a short, blunt head with ridges over its eyes, two high dorsal fins with large spines, and a brown or gray coloration with many small dark spots. This small, slow-moving species typically measures around 3 feet, and its typical diet consists of hard-shelled mollusks and crustaceans. It will also feed on a wide variety of other invertebrates and small bony fishes.
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