Sheepshead fish: Facts about the fish with ‘human’ teeth

sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) are a species of ray-finned, predominantly marine fish, commonly found along the east coast of North America and South America. They’re known for their front teeth, which can look scary human teeth (opens in new tab).

Sheepshead fish should not be confused with a species of fish of the same name found on the west coast of North America called California sheephead (Semicossyphus pulcher). Although both species of fish have teeth, they are not closely related and belong to different families.

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