Sat, August 27th —
Today's Schedule 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Increased traffic today, August 27. Please add time to your commute or take the RiverLink Ferry in order to arrive early. Learn More
Due to an event at BB&T Pavilion, we are expecting increased traffic today, August 27. We recommend to add time to your commute or take the RiverLink Ferry in order to arrive at the Aquarium early.
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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