October 1st, 2021

First genetically confirmed records of the little gulper shark from Cypriot waters

First genetically confirmed records of the little gulper shark from Cypriot waters

First genetically confirmed records of the little gulper shark Centrophorus uyato (Squaliformes: Centrophoridae) from Cypriot waters Vasiliki Kousteni, Marios Papageorgiou, Michail Rovatsos, Ioannis Thasitis, Louis Hadjioannou ABSTRACT: The taxonomy within the genus Centrophorus has been controversial almost since its origin, raising uncertainties about the identification, the phylogenetic placement and the geographical distribution of several species.

Secondary predation constrains DNA-based diet reconstruction in two threatened shark species

Secondary predation constrains DNA-based diet reconstruction in two threatened shark species

Secondary predation constrains DNA-based diet reconstruction in two threatened shark species Mark de Bruyn, Matteo Barbato, Joseph D. DiBattista, Matt K. Broadhurst ABSTRACT: Increasing fishing effort, including bycatch and discard practices, are impacting marine biodiversity, particularly among slow-to-reproduce taxa such as elasmobranchs, and specifically sharks. While some fisheries involving sharks are sustainably managed, collateral mortalities

Non-random Co-occurrence of Juvenile White Sharks at Seasonal Aggregation Sites in Southern California

Non-random Co-occurrence of Juvenile White Sharks at Seasonal Aggregation Sites in Southern California

Non-random Co-occurrence of Juvenile White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) at Seasonal Aggregation Sites in Southern California James M. Anderson, Alyssa J. Clevenstine, Brian S. Stirling, Echelle S. Burns, Emily N. Meese, Connor F. White, Ryan K. Logan, John O’Sullivan, Patrick T. Rex, Jack May (III), Kady Lyons, Chuck Winkler, Emiliano García-Rodríguez, Oscar Sosa-Nishizaki, Christopher G. Lowe