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Occurrence of sub-adult tiger sharks in a small and very remote atoll lagoon

Occurrence of sub-adult tiger sharks in a small and very remote atoll lagoon

Published in June 2014 Occurrence of sub-adult tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) in a small and very remote atoll lagoon J. B. Juhel, L. Wantiez, D. Mouillot, S. Mailau, L. Vigliola ABSTRACT: ( This is an excerpt from the content ) Despite their large body size, wide distribution, apex predator role and near-threatened IUCN status, little

Effects of the Sharksafe barrier on white shark behavior and its implications for future conservation technologies

Effects of the Sharksafe barrier on white shark behavior and its implications for future conservation technologies

Published online on 26. June 2014 Effects of the Sharksafe barrier on white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) behavior and its implications for future conservation technologies Craig P. O’Connell, Sara Andreotti, Michael Rutzen, Michael Meÿer, Conrad A. Matthee, Pingguo He ABSTRACT: The white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) is an apex predator and is a protected species that suffers

Impact of environmental variables upon catch per unit effort of the blue shark in the English Channel

Impact of environmental variables upon catch per unit effort of the blue shark in the English Channel

Published online on 24. June 2014 Quantifying the impact of environmental variables upon catch per unit effort of the blue shark Prionace glauca in the western English Channel J. D. Mitchell, K. J. Collins, P. I. Miller, L. A. Suberg ABSTRACT: The effect of environmental variables on blue shark Prionace glauca catch per unit effort

Landing Trends, Species composition and Percentage composition of Sharks and Rays in Bangladesh

Landing Trends, Species composition and Percentage composition of Sharks and Rays in Bangladesh

Published in June 2014 Landing Trends, Species composition and Percentage composition of Sharks and Rays in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Roy Bikram jit, . Fokhrul Alam, Gaziur Rhaman, Nripandra Kumar Singha, Aysha Akhtar ABSTRACT: The study was conducted from April, 2006 to June, 2010 on landing trends, species composition and percent contribution of sharks

Carcharhinus humani, a new whaler shark from the western Indian Ocean

Carcharhinus humani, a new whaler shark from the western Indian Ocean

Published on 19. June 2014 Carcharhinus humani sp. nov., a new whaler shark (Carcharhiniformes:Carcharhinidae) from the western Indian Ocean William T. White, Simon Weigmann ABSTRACT: A new species of whaler shark, Carcharhinus humani sp. nov., is described based on five type specimens from the western Indian Ocean near the Socotra Islands, off Kuwait, Mozambique, and

Reproductive biology of the Magellan skate in the south-western Atlantic

Reproductive biology of the Magellan skate in the south-western Atlantic

Published online on 16. June 2014 Reproductive biology of the Magellan skate, Bathyraja magellanica (Chondrichthyes, Rajidae), in the south-western Atlantic Lorena B. Scenna, Juan M. Díaz de Astarloa ABSTRACT: The knowledge of reproductive parameters is essential to develop effective management and conservation plans. The present study provides the first information on the reproductive biology of

A Re-Evaluation of the Size of the White Shark Population off California

A Re-Evaluation of the Size of the White Shark Population off California

Published on 16. June 2014 A Re-Evaluation of the Size of the White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) Population off California, USA George H. Burgess, Barry D. Bruce, Gregor M. Cailliet, Kenneth J. Goldman, R. Dean Grubbs, Christopher G. Lowe, M. Aaron MacNeil, Henry F. Mollet, Kevin C. Weng, John B. O’Sullivan ABSTRACT: White sharks are highly

First case of synophthalmia and albinism in the Pacific angel shark

First case of synophthalmia and albinism in the Pacific angel shark

Published online on 12. June 2014 First case of synophthalmia and albinism in the Pacific angel shark Squatina californica O. Escobar-Sánchez, X. G. Moreno-Sánchez, C. A. Aguilar-Cruz, L. A. Abitia-Cárdenas ABSTRACT: The first record in Mexican waters of albinism and synophthalmia (partial cyclopia) in the Pacific angel shark, Squatina californica is presented. Albinism is not

Feeding ecology and trophic comparisons of six shark species in southern Brazil

Feeding ecology and trophic comparisons of six shark species in southern Brazil

Published online on 12. June 2014 Feeding ecology and trophic comparisons of six shark species in a coastal ecosystem off southern Brazil H. Bornatowski, R. R. Braga, V. Abilhoa, M. F. M. Corrêa ABSTRACT: The diets of six shark species, Sphyrna lewini, Sphyrna zygaena, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus limbatus, Rhizoprionodon lalandii and Galeocerdo cuvier, were investigated

Parthenogenesis in a whitetip reef shark involves a reduction in ploidy

Parthenogenesis in a whitetip reef shark involves a reduction in ploidy

Published online on 06. June 2014 Parthenogenesis in a whitetip reef shark Triaenodon obesus involves a reduction in ploidy D. S. Portnoy, C. M. Hollenbeck, J. S. Johnston, H. M. Casman, J. R. Gold ABSTRACT: Genetic analysis of a female whitetip reef shark Triaenodon obesus and her stillborn pup, assumed to be of parthenogenetic origin,

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