The recommendations include porbeagle and oceanic whitetip sharks
, three species of hammerhead sharks, and two types of manta rays.
Except for the oceanic whitetip shark
and silky shark clusters, which showed familial affinities based on phylogeny and life history, the topology of the dendrogram for pelagic shark species appeared to correlate with body size and latitudinal gradient, but not with phylogeny (Shirai, 1996), life history (Cort6s, 2000), ecomorphotype (Compagno, 1990), neural anatomy (Lisney and Collin, 2006; Yopak and Montgomery, 2008; Yopak and Frank, 2009), relative eye size (Lisney and Collin, 2007), or the presence of regional endothermy (Bernal et al.
The survival rates for blue shark and oceanic whitetip shark
were estimated to be 49% and 41%, respectively.
Even then, mean lengths were still clearly below the reported size at maturity (for both males and females) in silky, dusky, night, tiger, and oceanic whitetip sharks
The oceanic whitetip shark
, porbeagle, three species of hammerheads, and both manta rays - all classified as threatened on the IUCN Red List -- will now be added to CITES Appendix II, which prompts permits to ensure exports are sustainable and legal.
Three Russians and a Ukrainian were attacked by what environment ministry officials described as an oceanic whitetip shark
in separate attacks on Tuesday and Wednesday as they swam off the beach in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Age, growth and reproduction of the oceanic whitetip shark
, Carcharhinus longimanus from the Pacific Ocean.
Atlantic distribution of tag and recapture locations for the oceanic whitetip shark
, Carcharhinus longimanus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.
Our research reveals alarming declines of 17% per year in populations of the oceanic whitetip shark
, a species highly valued for its fins," explained Dr.
will join Colombia in leading an effort to secure trade measures for the oceanic whitetip shark
Although age estimates from vertebral banding patterns have been reported for several carcharhinids, including the oceanic whitetip shark
, Carcharhinus longimanus (Seki et al.
Scientists report steep declines in Western Central Pacific oceanic whitetip shark
populations and estimate that banning retention could reduce mortality by up to 76%.
limbatus, (Limbaugh, 1963); 2) the oceanic whitetip shark
While the oceanic whitetip shark
protection agreed is broad, the new ICCAT measure on hammerhead sharks includes explicit exemptions for developing coastal States to fish the species for food and report catches by genus instead of by species.
The attacks on snorkellers and swimmers over the past week at Sharm el-Sheikh, on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, are believed to involve two oceanic whitetip sharks
, which normally do not get close to beaches.