Publications

Industrial Fishing Near West African Marine Protected Areas

Industrial Fishing Near West African Marine Protected Areas

Industrial Fishing Near West African Marine Protected Areas and Its Potential Effects on Mobile Marine Predators Guido Leurs, Karin J. van der Reijden, Sidi Yahya Cheikhna Lemrabott, Iça Barry, Diosnes Manuel Nonque, Han Olff, Samuel Ledo Pontes, Aissa Regalla, Laura L. Govers ABSTRACT: Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are increasingly implemented to facilitate the conservation of

Triennial migration and philopatry in the critically endangered soupfin shark

Triennial migration and philopatry in the critically endangered soupfin shark

Triennial migration and philopatry in the critically endangered soupfin shark Galeorhinus galeus Andrew P. Nosal, Daniel P. Cartamil, Arnold J. Ammann, Lyall F. Bellquist, Noah J. Ben‐Aderet, Kayla M. Blincow, Echelle S. Burns, Eric D. Chapman, Ryan M. Freedman, A. Peter Klimley, Ryan K. Logan, Christopher G. Lowe, Brice X. Semmens, Connor F. White, Philip

Etmopterus lantern sharks use coelenterazine as the substrate for their luciferin-luciferase bioluminescence system

Etmopterus lantern sharks use coelenterazine as the substrate for their luciferin-luciferase bioluminescence system

Etmopterus lantern sharks use coelenterazine as the substrate for their luciferin-luciferase bioluminescence system Gaku Mizuno, Daichi Yano, José Paitio, Hiromitsu Endo, Yuichi Oba ABSTRACT: The lantern shark genus Etmopterus is a group of deep-sea bioluminescent fishes. They emit blue light mainly from the ventral body surface, and the primary biological function is considered to be

Movements and site fidelity of two bull sharks at Réunion Island

Movements and site fidelity of two bull sharks at Réunion Island

Large-scale movements and site fidelity of two bull sharks Carcharhinus leucas estimated from a double-tagging experiment at Réunion Island (southwest Indian Ocean) M Soria, Y Tremblay, A Blaison, F Forget, E Crochelet & L Dagorn ABSTRACT: Since 2011, the mean number of bites per year by bull sharks Carcharhinus leucas has increased markedly at Réunion

Bioluminescence of the Largest Luminous Vertebrate, the Kitefin Shark

Bioluminescence of the Largest Luminous Vertebrate, the Kitefin Shark

Bioluminescence of the Largest Luminous Vertebrate, the Kitefin Shark, Dalatias licha: First Insights and Comparative Aspects Jérôme Mallefet, Darren W. Stevens, Laurent Duchatelet ABSTRACT: Bioluminescence has often been seen as a spectacular yet uncommon event at sea but considering the vastness of the deep sea and the occurrence of luminous organisms in this zone, it

Description of the chondrocranium of the silky shark

Description of the chondrocranium of the silky shark

Description of the chondrocranium of the silky shark Carcharhinus falciformis with comments on the cranial terminology and phylogenetic implications in carcharhinids (Chondrichthyes, Carcharhiniformes, Carcharhinidae) Fernanda de Oliveira Lana, Karla D. A. Soares. Fábio Hissa Vieira Hazin, Ulisses Leite Gomes ABSTRACT: The definition and scope of the genus Carcharhinus has undergone several changes over the years

Climate change shifts abiotic niche of temperate skates

Climate change shifts abiotic niche of temperate skates

Climate change shifts abiotic niche of temperate skates towards deeper zones in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean Jéssica Fernanda Ramos Coelho, Sergio Maia Queiroz Lima, Flávia de Figueiredo Petean ABSTRACT: Climatic changes are disrupting distribution patterns of populations through shifts in species abiotic niches and habitat loss. The abiotic niche of marine benthic taxa such as

Strengthening Angel Shark Conservation in the Southern Aegean Sea

Strengthening Angel Shark Conservation in the Southern Aegean Sea

Giovos, I., Katsada, D., Naasan Aga Spyridopoulou, R., Doxa, A., Katsanevakis, S., Sini, M., Oikonomou, V., Poursanidis, D., Hood, A.R. Strengthening Angel Shark Conservation in the Southern Aegean Sea. iSea, Greece, 12pp, 2021 PDF-DOWNLOAD

Model Selection of Shark Attack Case

Model Selection of Shark Attack Case

Size Does Matter: Model Selection of Shark Attack Case Andri Wibowo ABSTRACT: Shark unprovoked attacks consist of fatal and non-fatal cases. Numerous cases have been reported involving shark species from Carcharhinus melanopterus with length of 145.5 cm to half-ton Carcharodon carcharias. Currently there are more (P < 0.05) unprovoked non-fatal cases with the average is

Cartilaginous Fish of the Eastern Adriatic Sea

Cartilaginous Fish of the Eastern Adriatic Sea

Cartilaginous Fish of the Eastern Adriatic Sea: A Review of the Records from the Past Decade (2010–2019) Ilija Ćetković, Tamara Mitrović, Stefan Ralević, Jovana Tomanić, Nikola Paskaš ABSTRACT: This review article is dedicated to the description and summarization of the chondrichthyans-related scientific research for the area of the Eastern Adriatic Sea. An online data inventory

Wound-healing capabilities of whale sharks

Wound-healing capabilities of whale sharks

Wound-healing capabilities of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) and implications for conservation management Freya Womersley, James Hancock, Cameron T Perry, David Rowat ABSTRACT: Wound healing is important for marine taxa such as elasmobranchs, which can incur a range of natural and anthropogenic wounds throughout their life history. There is evidence that this group shows a high

Shark depredation over catches in the Strait of Messina

Shark depredation over catches in the Strait of Messina

When opportunistic predators interact with swordfish harpoon fishing activities: shark depredation over catches in the Strait of Messina (central Mediterranean Sea) D. Malara , P. Battaglia , P. Consoli , E. Arcadi , F. Longo , M. G. Stipa , L.Pagano , S. Greco , F. Andaloro, T. Romeo ABSTRACT: We describe the interaction between

Overfishing and habitat loss drive range contraction of iconic marine fishes to near extinction

Overfishing and habitat loss drive range contraction of iconic marine fishes to near extinction

Overfishing and habitat loss drive range contraction of iconic marine fishes to near extinction Helen F. Yan, Peter M. Kyne, Rima W. Jabado, Ruth H. Leeney, Lindsay N.K. Davidson, Danielle H. Derrick, Brittany Finucci, Robert P. Freckleton, Sonja V. Fordham, Nicholas K. Dulvy ABSTRACT: Extinctions on land are often inferred from sparse sightings over time,

North Pacific warming shifts the juvenile range of white sharks

North Pacific warming shifts the juvenile range of white sharks

North Pacific warming shifts the juvenile range of a marine apex predator Kisei R. Tanaka, Kyle S. Van Houtan, Eric Mailander, Beatriz S. Dias, Carol Galginaitis, John O’Sullivan, Christopher G. Lowe, Salvador J. Jorgensen ABSTRACT: During the 2014–2016 North Pacific marine heatwave, unprecedented sightings of juvenile white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) emerged in central California. These

Quantifying the unreported and unaccounted domestic and foreign commercial catch of sharks and rays in Western Australia

Quantifying the unreported and unaccounted domestic and foreign commercial catch of sharks and rays in Western Australia

Quantifying the unreported and unaccounted domestic and foreign commercial catch of sharks and rays in Western Australia Matias Braccini, Mervi Kangas, Vanessa Jaiteh, Stephen Newman ABSTRACT: Reliable catch information is scarce for most sharks and rays worldwide, with almost half of the stocks considered to be Data Deficient due to limited species-specific catch statistics. Western