All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Sheepshead Fish</strong>
<em>Archosargus probatocephalus</em>
Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park, FL
Dec. 13, 2009

I wondered why this fish would have a name like "Sheepshead" since it looks nothing like a sheep I've ever seen. When I ...
Sheepshead Fish
Archosargus probatocephalus
Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park, FL
Dec. 13, 2009

I wondered why this fish would have a name like "Sheepshead" since it looks nothing like a sheep I've ever seen. When I Googled it to find out the scientific name, there were some pictures that showed its teeth. It has flat front teeth like a sheep's used for crushing its prey!

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