January, 2018

Development of the Lunate-shaped Caudal Fin in White Shark Embryos

Development of the Lunate-shaped Caudal Fin in White Shark Embryos

Published online on 06. January 2018 Development of the Lunate-shaped Caudal Fin in White Shark Embryos Taketeru Tomita, Minoru Toda, Kei Miyamoto, Shin-Ichiro Oka, Keiichi Ueda, Keiichi Sato ABSTRACT: The lunate-shaped caudal fin in lamnid sharks is a morphological specialization for their thunniform mode of locomotion, but its developmental process during gestation has been poorly

Predator declines and morphological changes in prey

Predator declines and morphological changes in prey

Published on 11. January 2018 Predator declines and morphological changes in prey: evidence from coral reefs depleted of sharks Neil Hammerschlag, Shanta C. Barley, Duncan J. Irschick, Jessica J. Meeuwig, Emily R. Nelson, Mark G. Meekan ABSTRACT: Evidence from the wild as to the ecological and evolutionary consequences of top predator depletions remains limited, especially

Ontogenetic partial migration is associated with environmental drivers and influences fisheries interactions in a marine predator

Ontogenetic partial migration is associated with environmental drivers and influences fisheries interactions in a marine predator

Published on 04. January 2018 Ontogenetic partial migration is associated with environmental drivers and influences fisheries interactions in a marine predator James S E Lea, Bradley M Wetherbee, Lara L Sousa, Choy Aming, Neil Burnie, Nicolas E Humphries, Nuno Queiroz, Guy M Harvey, David W Sims, Mahmood S Shivji ABSTRACT: The ability to predict animal

2016 Summary of the Shark Fishing Program in Réunion Island

2016 Summary of the Shark Fishing Program in Réunion Island

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 01. January 2018 In 2016, a total of 85 specimens were killed in the fishing program for shark hazard mitigation off the western coast of Reunion Island – 49 of them were bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) and 36 were tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier). The details on each specimen are