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Food approach conditioning and discrimination learning using sound cues in benthic sharks

Food approach conditioning and discrimination learning using sound cues in benthic sharks

Published on 24. April 2018 Food approach conditioning and discrimination learning using sound cues in benthic sharks Catarina Vila Pouca, Culum Brown ABSTRACT: The marine environment is filled with biotic and abiotic sounds. Some of these sounds predict important events that influence fitness while others are unimportant. Individuals can learn specific sound cues and ‘soundscapes’

Movements of three female silky sharks off the Caribbean coast of Cuba

Movements of three female silky sharks off the Caribbean coast of Cuba

Published on 01. April 2018 Movements of three female silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis) as tracked by satellite-linked tags off the Caribbean coast of Cuba Hueter, Robert ; Tyminski, John ; Pina-Amargós, Fabián; Morris, John J; Abierno, Alexei Ruiz; Angulo Valdés, Jorge Alberto; López Fernández, Noel ABSTRACT: The silky shark, Carcharhinus falciformis (Müller and Henle, 1839),

Delineation and mapping of coastal shark habitat within a shallow lagoonal estuary

Delineation and mapping of coastal shark habitat within a shallow lagoonal estuary

Published on 12. April 2018 Delineation and mapping of coastal shark habitat within a shallow lagoonal estuary Charles W. Bangley, Lee Paramore, Simon Dedman, Roger A. Rulifson ABSTRACT: Estuaries function as important nursery and foraging habitats for many coastal species, including highly migratory sharks. Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, is one of the largest estuaries in

The potential of shark bone powder in breast cancer inhibition

The potential of shark bone powder in breast cancer inhibition

Published on 06. April 2018 The potential of shark bone powder in breast cancer inhibition (pre-clinical study in DMBA-Induced Sprague Dawly Rats) S H Bintari, S Parman, M Dafip ABSTRACT: Breast cancer is a malignant disease, which lead to second cause of that after cervical cancer in women. To date, lots of drugs and supplement

Shark bite rates along the US Gulf coast

Shark bite rates along the US Gulf coast

Published on 22. March 2018 Shark bite rates along the US Gulf coast: a first investigation Raid W. Amin, Erich K. Ritter, Bethany A. Bonell ABSTRACT: The Gulf of Mexico is recognized as being home to all the shark species commonly involved in incidents with humans. SatScanTM, a spatial and spacetime statistical tool, was used

A rare contemporary record of the Critically Endangered Ganges shark

A rare contemporary record of the Critically Endangered Ganges shark

Published on 03. April 2018 A rare contemporary record of the Critically Endangered Ganges shark Glyphis gangeticus R. W. Jabado, P. M. Kyne, E. Nazareth, D. N. Sutaria ABSTRACT: The first record of the Ganges shark Glyphis gangeticus from anywhere in its range in over a decade is reported from the Arabian Sea. One female

Characterization of large basking shark aggregations in the western North Atlantic Ocean

Characterization of large basking shark aggregations in the western North Atlantic Ocean

Published on 07. March 2018 Characterization of large basking shark Cetorhinus maximus aggregations in the western North Atlantic Ocean L. M. Crowe, O. O’brien, T. H. Curtis, S. M. Leiter, R. D. Kenney, P. Duley, S. D. Kraus ABSTRACT: Cetorhinus maximus aggregations recorded during extensive aerial survey efforts off the north‐eastern United States between 1980

Seasonal aggregations of sharks near coastal power plants in Israel

Seasonal aggregations of sharks near coastal power plants in Israel

Published on 12. March 2018 Seasonal aggregations of sharks near coastal power plants in Israel: an emerging phenomenon Adi Barash, Renanel Pickholtz, Eliezer Pickholtz, Leon Blaustein, Gil Rilov ABSTRACT: Sharks in the Mediterranean Sea are at extremely high risk, and their populations are rapidly declining. In the Eastern Mediterranean along the Israeli coastline, anecdotal observations

Habitat geography around Hawaii influences tiger shark spatial behaviour and shark bite risk at ocean recreation sites

Habitat geography around Hawaii influences tiger shark spatial behaviour and shark bite risk at ocean recreation sites

Published online on 21. March 2018 Habitat geography around Hawaii’s oceanic islands influences tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) spatial behaviour and shark bite risk at ocean recreation sites Carl G. Meyer, James M. Anderson, Daniel M. Coffey, Melanie R. Hutchinson, Mark A. Royer, Kim N. Holland ABSTRACT: We compared tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) spatial behaviour among

Diet and trophic level of the longnose spurdog around the Maltese Islands

Diet and trophic level of the longnose spurdog around the Maltese Islands

Published online on 15. March 2018 Diet and trophic level of the longnose spurdog, Squalus blainville (Risso, 1826) in the 25-nautical mile Fisheries Management Zone around the Maltese Islands L.Bonnici, J.J.Bonello, P.J.Schembri ABSTRACT: The longnose spurdog, Squalus blainville (Risso, 1826), is reported to feed on bony fishes, cephalopods and crustaceans but misidentifications have resulted in

Predicting sustainable shark harvests when stock assessments are lacking

Predicting sustainable shark harvests when stock assessments are lacking

Published on 22. March 2018 Predicting sustainable shark harvests when stock assessments are lacking Corey J A Bradshaw, Thomas A A Prowse, Michael Drew, Bronwyn M Gillanders, Steven C Donnellan, Charlie Huveneers, Handling editor: Anna Kuparinen ABSTRACT: Effective fisheries management generally requires reliable data describing the target species’ life-history characteristics, the size of its harvested

A Review of Recent Status on Stingrays In Indonesian Waters

A Review of Recent Status on Stingrays In Indonesian Waters

Published on 09. March 2018 A Review of Recent Status on Stingrays (Chondrichthyes: Dasyatidae) In Indonesian Waters Yuanita Windusari, Muhammad Iqbal ABSTRACT: In this paper, the status of stingrays (family Dasyatidae) in Indonesian waters are summarized. There are 40 valid species of stingrays recorded here. Based on distribution of stingrays within seven faunal region of

First record and DNA Barcoding of Oman Cownose Ray from Andaman Sea, India

First record and DNA Barcoding of Oman Cownose Ray from Andaman Sea, India

Published on 27 February 2018 First record and DNA Barcoding of Oman Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera jayakari, Boulenger, 1895 from Andaman Sea, India Pradeep H. D., Swapnil S. S., Nashad M., Venu S., Ravi Ranjan K., Sumitha G., Monalisha Devi S., Farejiya M. K ABSTRACT: Strategically located to the southeast of the Bay of Bengal and

New Species of Angel Shark from Brazil

New Species of Angel Shark from Brazil

Published on 05. March 2018 New Species of Squatina (Squatiniformes: Squatinidae) from Brazil, with Comments on the Taxonomy of Angel Sharks from the Central and Northwestern Atlantic Diego F. B. Vaz, Marcelo R. de Carvalho ABSTRACT: Morphological analysis of South- and Northwestern Atlantic specimens of Squatina revealed an undescribed species of angel shark occurring on

Community structure of elasmobranchs in estuaries along the northwest Gulf of Mexico

Community structure of elasmobranchs in estuaries along the northwest Gulf of Mexico

Published online 2. March 2018 Community structure of elasmobranchs in estuaries along the northwest Gulf of Mexico Jeffrey D. Plumlee, Kaylan M. Dance, Philip Matich, John A. Mohan, Travis M. Richards, Thomas C. TinHan, Mark R. Fisher, R.J.David Wells ABSTRACT: Estuaries promote high levels of productivity and biodiversity by providing habitat for many biological communities

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