24064 viewsJon Van LoonFebruary 24, 2020Longboat Key, FL, USADate shot: February 23, 2016
This is a Bonnethead or Shovelhead Shark. It is totally harmless and very shy of humans. The largest these sharks can be is 1.5 m. So no worries swimming in waters where these exist. The shark in this picture washed up on the beach.