sandbar shark

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widely distributed shallow-water shark with fins seemingly dipped in ink

most common grey shark along coasts of middle Atlantic states

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Later he published his monograph on the sandbar shark (Springer, 1960), based on records obtained while employed by the Shark Industries Division of the Borden Company (in the 1940's and early 1950's) and later while conducting exploratory fishing aboard BCF R/V Oregon.
The great white shark's diet even includes a number of other shark species such as the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) and the blue shark (Prionace glauca).
In Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, tree-based regression models indicated the importance of dissolved oxygen as a factor that influences the distribution of juvenile Sandbar Shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) (Grubbs and Musick, 2007).
Only three species have documented movements between three thousand and two thousand nautical miles: the shortfin mako, the dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus) and the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus).
Gillnet mesh selectivity of the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus): implications for fisheries management.
5 Percent Percent Taxonomic caught in caught in group EGM SA Selachimorpha (n = 20,242): Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, sharpnose shark 42 27 Galeocerdo cuvier, tiger shark 13 53 Carcharhinus limbatus, blacktip shark 74 22 Carcharhinus plumbeus, sandbar shark 31 36 Carcharhinus acronotus, blacknose shark 92 3 Ginglymostoma cirratum, nurse shark 71 28 Mustelis canis, smooth dogfish 15 4 Sphyrna lewini, scalloped hammerhead 64 29 Carcharhinus obscurus, dusky shark 37 10 Carcharhinus falciformis, silky shark 42 47 Carcharhinus leucas, bull shark 81 17 Carcharhinus brevipinna, spinner shark 84 3 Carcharias taurus, sand tiger shark 0 4 Sphyrna mokarran, great hammerhead 64 21 Negaprion brevirostris, lemon shark 70 30 Carcharhinus signatus, night shark 26 62 Carcharhinus sp.
Species that have become sporadic or rare in the Mediterranean Sea include the great white shark, shortfin mako, porbeagle, sandtiger (Carcharias taurus), smooth hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena), sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus), bramble shark (Echinorhinus brucus), and angular roughshark (Oxynotus centrina).
A large sandbar shark was believed to have been responsible, although they are not usually aggressive.
He's described an instance where the sand tiger shark became rare locally because it has a lower reproductive rate than other sharks, like the sandbar shark, that are abundant and still drive a fishery.
Sandbar shark, another "ridgeback" species, is also closed.
In the longline study, capture of blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus) and southern stingrays (Dasyatis americana) was reduced on magnetic hooks, whereas capture of sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) was not affected.
The sandbar shark is the primary target species and represented 35.
Abstract--The sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) was the cornerstone species of western North Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico large coastal shark fisheries until 2008 when they were allocated to a research-only fishery.
Nursery and pupping grounds of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus, in Delaware Bay.