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Stock assessment of sharks in the northern part (Iranian waters) of the Persian Gulf

Stock assessment of sharks in the northern part (Iranian waters) of the Persian Gulf

Published online on 30. October 2014 Stock assessment of sharks in the northern part (Iranian waters) of the Persian Gulf Nassir Niamaimandi, Toraj Valinassab, Gholam-Abbas Zarshenas ABSTRACT: This study was analyzed the annual catch and trawl survey data of sharks in the northern part of the Persian Gulf (26˚30΄ to 30˚00΄N and 49˚00΄ to 56˚00΄E)

Species diversity of the deep-water gulper sharks in North Atlantic waters

Species diversity of the deep-water gulper sharks in North Atlantic waters

Published online on 12. November 2014 Species diversity of the deep-water gulper sharks (Squaliformes: Centrophoridae: Centrophorus) in North Atlantic waters – current status and taxonomic issues Ana Veríssimo, Charles F. Cotton, Robert H. Buch, Javier Guallart, George H. Burgess ABSTRACT: The gulper sharks (genus Centrophorus) are a group of deep-water benthopelagic sharks with a worldwide

Who let the dogfish out? A review of management and socio-economic aspects of spiny dogfish fisheries

Who let the dogfish out? A review of management and socio-economic aspects of spiny dogfish fisheries

Published online on 18. November 2014 Who let the dogfish out? A review of management and socio-economic aspects of spiny dogfish fisheries Andrea Dell’Apa, Charles W. Bangley, Roger A. Rulifson ABSTRACT: Multi-scaled integrated analysis across biological, economic, social, and political aspects of fisheries is needed to provide effective management strategies. These aspects are naturally conflicting

Bathymetric limits of chondrichthyans in the deep sea

Bathymetric limits of chondrichthyans in the deep sea

Published online on 29. October 2014 Bathymetric limits of chondrichthyans in the deep sea: A re-evaluation J.A. Musick, C.F. Cotton ABSTRACT: Chondrichthyans are largely absent in abyssal (>3000 m) habitats in most regions of the world ocean and are uncommon below 2000 m. The deeper-living chondrichthyans include certain rajids, squaliforms and holocephalans. Several hypotheses have been erected

Apristurus breviventralis, a new species of deep-water catshark from the Gulf of Aden

Apristurus breviventralis, a new species of deep-water catshark from the Gulf of Aden

Published on 03. November 2014 Apristurus breviventralis, a new species of deep-water catshark (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae) from the Gulf of Aden Junro Kawauchi, Simon Weigmann, Kazuhiro Nakaya ABSTRACT: A new deep-water catshark of the genus Apristurus Garman, 1913 is described based on nine specimens from the Gulf of Aden in the northwestern Indian Ocean. Apristurus

Preservation Effects on Stable Isotope Values of Archived Elasmobranch Fin Tissue

Preservation Effects on Stable Isotope Values of Archived Elasmobranch Fin Tissue

Published online on 21. October 2014 Preservation Effects on Stable Isotope Values of Archived Elasmobranch Fin Tissue: Comparisons between Frozen and Ethanol-Stored Samples Jill A. Olin, Gregg R. Poulakis, Philip W. Stevens, Jacquelyn A. DeAngelo, Aaron T. Fisk ABSTRACT: Elasmobranch fin tissue has been sampled and archived for decades to support genetics research. However, these

Distribution and community structure of coastal sharks in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico

Distribution and community structure of coastal sharks in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico

Published online on 29. October 2014 Distribution and community structure of coastal sharks in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico Dana M. Bethea, Matthew J. Ajemian, John K. Carlson, Eric R. Hoffmayer, Johanna L. Imhoff, R. Dean Grubbs, Cheston T. Peterson, George H. Burgess ABSTRACT: Coastal shark abundance and community structure was quantified across 10 geographic

Predation of pop-up satellite archival tagged albacore

Predation of pop-up satellite archival tagged albacore

Published online on 25. October 2014 Predation of pop-up satellite archival tagged albacore (Thunnus alalunga) Ronan Cosgrove, Igor Arregui, Haritz Arrizabalaga, Nicolas Goni, John D. Neilson ABSTRACT: Three out of eight albacore (Thunnus alalunga) tagged with pop-up satellite archival tags (PSATs) in the greater Bay of Biscay area of the North East Atlantic were predated

Shark diversity in the Arabian/Persian Gulf higher than previously thought

Shark diversity in the Arabian/Persian Gulf higher than previously thought

Published online on 28. October 2014 Shark diversity in the Arabian/Persian Gulf higher than previously thought: insights based on species composition of shark landings in the United Arab Emirates Rima W. Jabado, Saif M. Al Ghais, Waleed Hamza, Mahmood S. Shivji, Aaron C. Henderson ABSTRACT: Although fish fauna in the Arabian/Persian Gulf have been studied

Shark Cognition and a Human Mediated Driver of a Spate of Shark Attacks

Shark Cognition and a Human Mediated Driver of a Spate of Shark Attacks

Published in October 2014 Shark Cognition and a Human Mediated Driver of a Spate of Shark Attacks Marie Levine, Ralph S. Collier, Erich Ritter, Moustafa Fouda, Vincent Canabal ABSTRACT: Five unprovoked shark attacks are reported from Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, between 30 November and 5 December 2010. Three of the five attacks are attributed to an oceanic

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