78) whereas the top trophic level predators for the lower region were Carcharhinus limbatus (TL = 4.
Top trophic level predators on NVB, based on stomach contents data, were Carcharhinus limbatus (TL = 4.
The species composition of the food webs between the upper and lower regions of Lavaca Bay are very similar; however, a few rarely occurring species, such as Carcharhinus limbatus, Sphyrna tiburo, and Orthopristis chrysoptera, were found in the lower region of the bay, closer to the bay's connection to Matagorda Bay.
Biology of the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus
, off the southeastern United States.
of control magnet Species n treatments treatments Rhizoprionodon 15 7 8 terraenouae Carcharhinus limbatus
6 3 3 Carcharhinus plumbeus 4 2 2 Dasyatis americana 4 1 3 Negaprion breuirostris 1 0 1 Total elasmobranchs 30 13 17 Table 2 Elasmobranch catch composition from longline gear with barium-ferrite magnets in 54 sets.
Age and growth determination of the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus
, from the east coast of South Africa.
Sunfish Mola ramsayi -- Sharks and rays Bigeye thresher shark Alopias superciliosus 149 Blacktip shark Carcharhinus limbatus
-- Blue shark Prionace glauca 31,503 Bronze whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus -- Crocodile shark Pseudocarcharias kamoharai -- Dog fishes Family Squalidae -- Dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus -- Grey reef shark Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos -- Hammerhead shark Sphyrna spp.
Within each respective management group, the Atlantic sharpnose shark, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, a member of the small coastal management group, was most often captured, and the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus, was the species captured most often in the large coastal management group, using either longlines or gillnets (Table 2).
Management group Common name Scientific Name Large coastal Blacktip Carcharhinus limbatus sharks Spinner Carcharhinus brevipinna Scalloped hammerhead Sphyrna lewini Sandbar Carcharhinus plumbeus Bull Carcharhinus leucas Nurse Ginglymostoma cirratum Lemon Negaprion brevirostris Great hammerhead Sphyrna mokarran Tiger Galeocerdo cuvier Small coastal Atlantic sharpnose Rhizoprionodon sharks Bonnethead terraenovae Finetooth Sphyrna tiburo Blacknose Carcharhinus isodon Carcharhinus acronotus Nonmanagement Florida smoothhound Mustelus norrisi group
Atlantic distribution of tag and recapture locations for the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.
Total tagging distribution for the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.
tagging distribution of the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.
Age and growth estimates for blactip, Carcharhinus limbatus
, and spinner, C.