He was the first to conduct field studies of numerous elasmobranchs, and wrote papers on the feeding habits of the Great Hammerhead, Sphyrna mokarran (Gudger, 1907), natural history notes on the sharks and rays of Beaufort, North Carolina (Gudger, 1912), and the feeding habits of the Tiger Shark, Galeocerdo cuvier
(Gudger, 1948a, 1948b, 1949).
signatus Night Galeocerdo cuvier
Tiger Negaprion brevirostris Lemon Prionace glauca Blue Rhizoprionodon terraenovae Sharpnose Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewini Scalloped hammerhead S.
Concurrent scavenging off a whale carcass by great white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, and tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier
A comparison of the age and growth of the tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier
, from off Virginia and from the northwestern Gulf of Mexico.
Ontogenetic dietary shifts and feeding behavior of the tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier
, in Hawaiian waters.
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
Diel behavior of the tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier
at French Frigate Shoals Hawaiian Islands USA.
The survey resulted in the capture of over 300 sharks, including white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias; and tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier
, considered to be among the most dangerous species.
1999) reported that four Galeocerdo cuvier
specimens injected with OTC did not have growth rates different from those not injected with OTC.