Publications

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The effects of temperature and swimming speed on the metabolic rate of the nurse shark

The effects of temperature and swimming speed on the metabolic rate of the nurse shark

Published online on 18. January 2016 The effects of temperature and swimming speed on the metabolic rate of the nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum, Bonaterre) Nicholas M. Whitney, Karissa O. Lear, Lindsay C. Gaskins, Adrian C. Gleiss ABSTRACT: Sharks and other top predators have a substantial impact on their ecosystems through trophically mediated effects, and...

The Species and Origin of Shark Fins in Taiwan’s Fishing Ports

The Species and Origin of Shark Fins in Taiwan’s Fishing Ports

Published on 22. January 2016 The Species and Origin of Shark Fins in Taiwan’s Fishing Ports, Markets, and Customs Detention: A DNA Barcoding Analysis Po-Shun Chuang, Tzu-Chiao Hung, Hung-An Chang, Chien-Kang Huang, Jen-Chieh Shiao ABSTRACT: The increasing consumption of shark products, along with the shark’s fishing vulnerabilities, has led to the decrease in certain...

Taxonomic review of catsharks (Scyliorhinus haeckelii group), with the description of a new species

Taxonomic review of catsharks (Scyliorhinus haeckelii group), with the description of a new species

19. January 2016 Taxonomic review of catsharks of the Scyliorhinus haeckelii group, with the description of a new species (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae) Karla D. A. Soares, Ulisses L. Gomes, Marcelo R. de Carvalho ABSTRACT: Sharks of the genus Scyliorhinus from the southwestern Atlantic are reviewed; identification problems and taxonomic misinformation given in the literature...

Fisheries conservation on the high seas

Fisheries conservation on the high seas

Published online on 13. January 2016 Fisheries conservation on the high seas: linking conservation physiology and fisheries ecology for the management of large pelagic fishes Andrij Z. Horodysky, Steven J. Cooke, John E. Graves, Richard W. Brill ABSTRACT: Populations of tunas, billfishes and pelagic sharks are fished at or over capacity in many regions...

FAO Poster: Barbados Sharks and Rays

FAO Poster: Barbados Sharks and Rays

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First record of second-generation facultative parthenogenesis in a vertebrate species, the whitespotted bambooshark

First record of second-generation facultative parthenogenesis in a vertebrate species, the whitespotted bambooshark

Published online on 03. January 2016 First record of second-generation facultative parthenogenesis in a vertebrate species, the whitespotted bambooshark Chiloscyllium plagiosum N. Straube, K. P. Lampert, M. F. Geiger, J. D. Weiß, J. X. Kirchhauser ABSTRACT: In this study, two parthenogenetic events within a family of the whitespotted bambooshark Chiloscyllium plagiosum are reported. A...

Olfaction Contributes to Pelagic Navigation in a Coastal Shark

Olfaction Contributes to Pelagic Navigation in a Coastal Shark

Published on 06. January 2016 Olfaction Contributes to Pelagic Navigation in a Coastal Shark Andrew P. Nosal, Yi Chao, John D. Farrara, Fei Chai, Philip A. Hastings ABSTRACT: How animals navigate the constantly moving and visually uniform pelagic realm, often along straight paths between distant sites, is an enduring mystery. The mechanisms enabling pelagic...

Benefits of marine protected areas for tropical coastal sharks

Benefits of marine protected areas for tropical coastal sharks

Published online on 29. December 2015 Benefits of marine protected areas for tropical coastal sharks Peter M. Yates, Andrew J. Tobin, Michelle R. Heupel, Colin A. Simpfendorfer ABSTRACT: Coastal sharks face increasing pressure from anthropogenic impacts and environmental change. Estimated population declines in some species have created uncertainty about the effectiveness of existing management...

Recreational saltwater angler behaviours and attitudes regarding shark encounters and conservation

Recreational saltwater angler behaviours and attitudes regarding shark encounters and conservation

Published online on 21 December 2015 Catching sharks: recreational saltwater angler behaviours and attitudes regarding shark encounters and conservation Kate Mcclellan Press, John Mandelman, Elizabeth Burgess, Steven J. Cooke, Vivian M. Nguyen, Andy J. Danylchuk ABSTRACT: With the increasing popularity of recreational angling around the world, there is a need to better understand the...

Identification Guide to Sharks, Batoids and Chimaeras of the Philippines

Identification Guide to Sharks, Batoids and Chimaeras of the Philippines

Pating Ka Ba? An Identification Guide to Sharks, Batoids and Chimaeras of the Philippines Alava, M.N.R., J.P.A. Gaudiano, J.T. Utzurrum, E.E. Capuli, M.T.R. Aquino, M-M. Luchavez-Maypa, M.D. Santos Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource, 2014 PDF – DOWNLOAD     ...

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