Hammerhead Shark and Longnose Gar

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Plate showing a hammerhead shark and a longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus)
1. Hammerhead shark; 2. Bony scaled pike.

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Plate showing a hammerhead shark and a longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus).
Hammerhead sharks are species of marine fish in the family Sphyrnidae. They mostly feed on other fish, octopuses, and crustaceans.
The longnose gar is a fish in the family Lepisosteidae, most often found in freshwater. It feeds on smaller fish, insects, and crustaceans.

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