Publications

Migratory Patterns of US and Canadian Spiny Dogfish Stocks

Migratory Patterns of US and Canadian Spiny Dogfish Stocks

PowerPoint Presentation Is Cape Cod a Natural Delineation for Migratory Patterns in US and Canadian Spiny Dogfish Stocks? December 2012 Roger A. Rulifson et al. PDF – DOWNLOAD        

Defining the ecological impacts of spiny dogfish in New England

Defining the ecological impacts of spiny dogfish in New England

PowerPoint Presentation Temporal aspects of habitat utilization and interspecies competition: defining the ecological impacts of spiny dogfish in structuring the ecosystem dynamics of southern New England December 2012 Dr. James Sulikowski et al. PDF – DOWNLOAD    

Population structure, spatial distribution and life-history traits of blacktip reef sharks

Population structure, spatial distribution and life-history traits of blacktip reef sharks

Published online on 08. February 2013 Population structure, spatial distribution and life-history traits of blacktip reef sharks Carcharhinus melanopterus J. Mourier, S. C. Mills, S. Planes ABSTRACT: During a survey of the population of blacktip reef shark Carcharhinus melanopterus in Moorea (French Polynesia) between 2007 and 2011, population structural characteristics were estimated from 268 individuals.

Population metrics and movement of two sympatric carcharhinids

Population metrics and movement of two sympatric carcharhinids

Published on 06. February 2013 Population metrics and movement of two sympatric carcharhinids: a comparison of the vulnerability of pelagic sharks of the southern Australian gulfs and shelves P. J. Rogers, C. Huveneers, S. D. Goldsworthy, W. W. L. Cheung, G. K. Jones, J. G. Mitchell and L. Seuront ABSTRACT: The dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus

Life-history traits of a small-bodied coastal shark

Life-history traits of a small-bodied coastal shark

Published on 06. February 2013 Life-history traits of a small-bodied coastal shark Adrian N. Gutteridge, Charlie Huveneers, Lindsay J. Marshall, Ian R. Tibbetts and Mike B. Bennett ABSTRACT: The life histories of small-bodied coastal sharks, particularly carcharhinids, are generally less conservative than those of large-bodied species. The present study investigated the life history of the

FAO Catalogue: Sharks, batoids, and chimaeras of the North Atlantic

FAO Catalogue: Sharks, batoids, and chimaeras of the North Atlantic

FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes No. 7 Sharks, batoids, and chimaeras of the North Atlantic D.A. Ebert and M.F.W. Stehmann. 2013 ABSTRACT: This volume is a comprehensive, fully illustrated Catalogue of the Sharks, Batoid Fishes, and Chimaeras of the North Atlantic, encompassing FAO Fishing Areas 21 and 27. The present volume includes 11 orders,

Managing Fisheries and the Role of CITES

Managing Fisheries and the Role of CITES

MANAGING FISHERIES AND THE ROLE OF CITES IWMC World Conservation Trust January 2013   PDF – DOWNLOAD          

First Record of the Grey Reef Shark from the Lakshadweep Sea

First Record of the Grey Reef Shark from the Lakshadweep Sea

Published on 26. January 2013 First Record of the Grey Reef Shark Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, (Bleeker, 1856) (Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae) from the Lakshadweep Sea, India K.V. Aneesh Kumar, S. Paresh Khanolkar, P. Pravin, B. Meenakumari, E.V. Radhakrishnan SUMMARY: … Information available on the diversity and abundance of carcharhinid sharks in Indian waters is very meager though they

Long-term trajectory of some elasmobranch species off Tuscany

Long-term trajectory of some elasmobranch species off Tuscany

Published online on 21. January 2013 Long-term trajectory of some elasmobranch species off the Tuscany coasts (NW Mediterranean) from 50 years of catch data Alessandro Ligas, Giacomo C. Osio, Paolo Sartor, Mario Sbrana, Stefano De Ranieri ABSTRACT: The time series of elasmobranch catch rates off the Tuscany coasts (NW Mediterranean) were investigated by means of

Tapeworm Eggs found in fossilized shark feces

Tapeworm Eggs found in fossilized shark feces

Published online on 30. January 2013 Tapeworm Eggs in a 270 Million-Year-Old Shark Coprolite Paula C. Dentzien-Dias, George Poinar Jr, Ana Emilia Q. de Figueiredo, Ana Carolina L. Pacheco, Bruno L. D. Horn, Cesar L. Schultz ABSTRACT: Remains of parasites in vertebrates are rare from the Mesozoic and Paleozoic. Once most parasites that live in

Two decades of annual skate catches in southern Gulf of St Lawrence

Two decades of annual skate catches in southern Gulf of St Lawrence

Published online on 25. January 2013 Two decades of annual landed and discarded catches of three southern Gulf of St Lawrence skate species estimated under multiple sources of uncertainty Hugues P. Benoît ABSTRACT: Estimating fishery impacts on commercially unimportant species is often hindered by limited and possibly biased data for landed and discarded catch, and

Genetic identification of Carcharhinus sharks from the SW Atlantic Ocean

Genetic identification of Carcharhinus sharks from the SW Atlantic Ocean

Published online on 29. January 2013 Genetic identification of Carcharhinus sharks from the southwest Atlantic Ocean (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes) R. R. Domingues, A. F. de Amorim, A. W. S. Hilsdorf ABSTRACT: Sharks of the genus Carcharhinus exhibit subtle morphological differences that are difficult to observe because of the common practice of head and fin removal, making

Inferred global connectivity of whale shark populations

Inferred global connectivity of whale shark populations

Published online on 29. January 2013 Inferred global connectivity of whale shark Rhincodon typus populations A. M. M. Sequeira, C. Mellin, M. G. Meekan, D. W. Sims, C. J. A. Bradshaw ABSTRACT: Ten years have passed since the last synopsis of whale shark Rhincodon typus biogeography. While a recent review of the species’ biology and

Science, policy, and the public discourse of shark attack

Science, policy, and the public discourse of shark attack

Published on 23. January 2013 Science, policy, and the public discourse of shark “attack”: a proposal for reclassifying human–shark interactions Christopher Neff and Robert Hueter ABSTRACT: There are few phrases in the Western world that evoke as much emotion or as powerful an image as the words “shark” and “attack.” However, not all “shark attacks”

A new genus and species of false cat sharks from the Indian Ocean

A new genus and species of false cat sharks from the Indian Ocean

Published on 29. January 2013 Planonasus parini n. g. and n. sp., a new genus and species of false cat sharks (Carchariniformes, Pseudotriakidae) from the deep northwestern Indian Ocean off Socotra Islands Simon Weigmann, Matthias F.W. Stehmann, Ralf Thiel ABSTRACT: A new genus and species of the carcharhiniform family Pseudotriakidae is described based on three