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Attitudes and misconceptions towards sharks and shark meat consumption along the Peruvian coast
(Public Library of Science, 2018)
Misconceptions, lack of knowledge, and negative attitudes towards sharks act as barriers preventing actions required to tackle threats to shark populations, limiting the success of global shark conservation initiatives. ...
Necrophagy of a nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) by tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier)
The aim of this study is to report a scavenging event, involving the consumption of a nurse shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum, by tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier, at Fernando de Noronha archipelago, Brazil. Recreational divers ...
Length-length and length-weight relationships of Carcharhinus falciformis and C. signatus (Carcharhinidae: Carcharhinus) caught by commercial fisheries in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean
Sharks of the genus Carcharhinus are captured as bycatch in longline fisheries and through different fishing gears. Due to the common practice of head and fin removal of sharks, the lack of morphometric data and weight on ...
Variations of the Mitochondrial Control Region Sequence in Whale Sharks (Rhincodon typus) from the Gulf of California, Mexico.
(Fisheries Research, 2007-01-01)
A highly variable fragment of the mtDNA control region of the whale shark was sequenced to investigate genetic population structure at three localities in the Gulf of California. We found high levels of variation with 14 ...
Genetic identification of lamniform and carcharhiniform sharks using multiplex-PCR
Nowadays, because of the constant increase in the capture and trade of sharks all over the world and reports of several species already showing important signs of over-exploitation, the establishment of registration ...
A multiplex PCR approach for the molecular identification and conservation of the Critically endangered daggernose shark
The daggernose shark Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus is an inshore tropical species endemic to the coastal waters off northeastern South America with limited distribution and restrictive biological traits. According to the IUCN, ...
Estimating the geographic range of a threatened shark in a data-poor region: Cetorhinus maximus in the South Atlantic Ocean
(Oxford University Press, 2015-10)
The distribution of the planktivorous basking shark Cetorhinus maximus is influenced by zooplankton abundance at small scales and temperature at medium scales in the North Atlantic. Here, we estimate the distribution of ...
Nerves of the Mandibular Musculature of the Sand Tiger Shark Carcharias taurus (Rafinesque, 1810) (Chondrichthyes: Odontaspididae)
(Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía, 2005)
Shark Attacks and Shark Diving Reply
(Elsevier B.V., 2015-06-01)
It is with great astonishment and concern that I read the letter to the editor by Barreiros et al1 in which the authors report an attack by a blue shark on a spear fisherman in the Azores. Whereas the first part of the ...