March 8th, 2012

Blue shark fin-to-carcass-mass ratios in Spain

Blue shark fin-to-carcass-mass ratios in Spain

Published online on 28. February 2012 Blue shark Prionace glauca fin-to-carcass-mass ratios in Spain and implications for finning ban enforcement  J. Santana-Garcon, S. Fordham, S. Fowler ABSTRACT: This study examines the processing of fins from blue sharks Prionace glauca caught by the Spanish longline fleet and landed in Vigo, Spain, and implications of these practices ...

Habitat use and spatial segregation of spottail sharks

Habitat use and spatial segregation of spottail sharks

Published online on 02. March 2012 Habitat use and spatial segregation of adult spottail sharks Carcharhinus sorrah in tropical nearshore waters D. M. Knip, M. R. Heupel, C. A. Simpfendorfer ABSTRACT: An array of acoustic receivers deployed in Cleveland Bay, north Queensland, Australia, passively tracked 20 adult spottail sharks Carcharhinus sorrah over 2 years (2009–2010) ...

Operation Basking Shark

Florida angler lands massive mako shark

Florida angler lands massive mako shark

Florida angler lands big mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus. The mako shark was caught by the crew of the charter boat 'Captain Cadillac' (skippered by Capt. Billy Chapman ) about 25 miles off Islamorada.