Did you know? This shark is named for the short, venomous “horn” on its dorsal fin, which they use for protection.
The horn shark is typically a brownish color, covered in black spots, and its underbelly has a yellowish tint. This species can grow to be up to 47 inches in length!
Native to the eastern Pacific, horn sharks are typically found inhabiting the coastal areas from southern California to Ecuador and Peru.
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