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An integrated mark-recapture and genetic approach to estimate the population size of white sharks in South Africa

An integrated mark-recapture and genetic approach to estimate the population size of white sharks in South Africa

Published on 23. June 2016 An integrated mark-recapture and genetic approach to estimate the population size of white sharks in South Africa Sara Andreotti, Michael Rutzen, Stéfan van der Walt, Sophie Von der Heyden, Romina Henriques, Michael Meÿer, Herman Oosthuizen, Conrad A. Matthee ABSTRACT : The loss of apex marine predators has been reported...

New record of Zameus squamulosus in the Southern Gulf of Mexico

New record of Zameus squamulosus in the Southern Gulf of Mexico

Published on 15. July 2016 New record of Zameus squamulosus (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes: Somniosidae) in the Southern Gulf of Mexico Eduardo Villalobos, Armando Martínez, Christian Lambarri and Héctor Espinosa ABSTRACT : Zameus squamulosus is a somniosid shark with a patchy world-wide distribution that has been reported throughout the Atlantic, Indian, western, north, central and south-eastern...

Feeding patterns of two sympatric shark predators in coastal ecosystems of an oceanic island

Feeding patterns of two sympatric shark predators in coastal ecosystems of an oceanic island

Published online on 19. July 2016 Feeding patterns of two sympatric shark predators in coastal ecosystems of an oceanic island Clément Trystram, Karyne Rogers, Marc Soria, Sébastien Jaquemet ABSTRACT : Stomach contents and stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analyses (δ13C and δ15N) were used to investigate the trophic ecology of two apex predators, tiger...

Transboundary movements, unmonitored fishing mortality, and ineffective international fisheries management pose risks for pelagic sharks in the Northwest Atlantic

Transboundary movements, unmonitored fishing mortality, and ineffective international fisheries management pose risks for pelagic sharks in the Northwest Atlantic

Published online on 20. June 2016 Transboundary movements, unmonitored fishing mortality, and ineffective international fisheries management pose risks for pelagic sharks in the Northwest Atlantic Steven E. Campana ABSTRACT : The shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus), porbeagle (Lamna nasus), and blue shark (Prionace glauca) are three frequently caught shark species in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean....

Shark Fin Trade: Why it Should Be Banned in the United States

Shark Fin Trade: Why it Should Be Banned in the United States

Shark Fin Trade: Why it Should Be Banned in the United States by OCEANA PDF-DOWNLOAD  

Population structure of a whale shark aggregation in the Red Sea

Population structure of a whale shark aggregation in the Red Sea

Published online on 11. July 2016 Population structure of a whale shark Rhincodon typus aggregation in the Red Sea J. E. M. Cochran, R. S. Hardenstine, C. D. Braun, G. B. Skomal, S. R. Thorrold, K. Xu, M. G. Genton, M. L. Berumen ABSTRACT : The presence of whale sharks Rhincodon typus were recorded...

Vulnerability to longline fisheries of three hammerhead shark species in the Atlantic Ocean

Vulnerability to longline fisheries of three hammerhead shark species in the Atlantic Ocean

Published online on 28. June 2016 Vulnerability to longline fisheries of three hammerhead shark Sphyrna species in the south-western and equatorial Atlantic Ocean N. P. A. Bezerra, P. Travassos, F. H. V. Hazin ABSTRACT : Catch and effort data from 29 418 longline sets from Brazilian tuna longline vessels operating in the south-western and...

Oxytetracycline age validation of an adult shortfin mako shark after 6 years at liberty

Oxytetracycline age validation of an adult shortfin mako shark after 6 years at liberty

Published online on 20. June 2016 Oxytetracycline age validation of an adult shortfin mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus after 6 years at liberty M. J. Kinney, R. J. D. Wells, S. Kohin ABSTRACT : This study presents findings on an oxytetracycline injected adult male shortfin mako Isurus oxyrinchus recaptured in waters off of southern California after...

Aversive responses of captive sandbar sharks to strong magnetic fields

Aversive responses of captive sandbar sharks to strong magnetic fields

Published online on 20. June 2016 Aversive responses of captive sandbar sharks Carcharhinus plumbeus to strong magnetic fields A. Siegenthaler, P. R. W. Niemantsverdriet, M. Laterveer, I. M. A. Heitkönig ABSTRACT : This experimental study focused on the possible deterrent effect of permanent magnets on adult sandbar sharks Carcharhinus plumbeus. Results showed that the...

Squatina david , A New Southern Caribbean Species of Angel Shark

Squatina david , A New Southern Caribbean Species of Angel Shark

Published on 05. July 2016 A New Southern Caribbean Species of Angel Shark (Chondrichthyes, Squaliformes, Squatinidae), Including Phylogeny and Tempo of Diversification of American Species Arturo Acero P., José J. Tavera , Rafael Anguila, Luis Hernández ABSTRACT : A new species of Squatina, S. david, is described from the Colombian Caribbean. The new species...

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