thresher shark

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large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed

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The requirement for a uniform large mesh size makes HMS DGN gear highly selective for pelagic market species such as swordfish; common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinas; and shortfin mako shark, Isums oxyrinchus, as small or undersized fish are able to swim through the mesh unharmed, whereas excessively large fish are unable to penetrate the mesh sufficiently to become trapped (Jennings et al.
Environmental preferences of Alopias superciliosus and Alopias vulpinus in waters near Marshall Islands.
2005), demostraron que la tasa de crecimiento embrionario en los generos Isurus y Alopias es menor que en C.
In 1990, the NMFS SWR began placing observers on board the portion of the California drift gillnet fishery targeting swordfish and thresher sharks, Alopias vulpinus.
Preliminary studies on the age and growth of blue, Prionace glauca, common thresher, Alopias vulpinus, and shortfin mako, Isurus oxyrinchus, sharks from California waters.
black tip, Carcharhinus limbatus', white tip, Carcharhinus albimarginatus; thresher, Alopias superciliosus; and blue sharks, Prionace glauca (Teplitzky, 2005).
One of the earliest works on fishes in North America is Smith's "Natural History of the Fishes of Massachusetts" (1833) which included eight species of sharks (and four rays), most of which can clearly be identified: Smooth Dogfish, Mustelus canis\ Spiny Dogfish, Squalus acanthi as', White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias; Blue Shark, Prionace glauca; Common Thresher, Alopias vulpinus; Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna sp.
Requiem sharks NI Alopias superciliosus Bigeye thresher Zorro Carcharhinus limbatus Blacktip shark Canalero Squalus cubensis Cuban dogfish Galludo, gallo Hexanchus nakamurai Bigeye sixgill shark Marrajo Mustelus canis Dusky smoothhound Boquidulce Sphyrna zygaena Smooth hammerhead Cabeza de martillo Nombre cientifico PD PC Total Carcharhinus perezii 39 39 Isurus oxyrinchus 27 27 Isurus paucus 23 23 Sphyrna mokarran 1 20 21 Carcharhinus falciformis 17 3 20 Carcharhinus leucas 1 19 20 Carcharhinus longimanus 18 18 Galeocerdo cuvier 11 11 Prionace glauca 9 9 Negaprion brevirostris 9 9 Carcharhinus signatus 8 8 Carcharhinus spp.
Reduction of post-release mortality for common thresher sharks, Alopias vulpinus, captured in the Southern California recreational fishery;
Phylum Chordata Clase Chondrichthyes Orden Orectolobiformes Familia Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 [CT] [OO, *] Orden Lamniformes Familia Alopiidae Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788) [CT] [HQ] Orden Carcharhiniformes Familia Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatus (Valenciennes, 1839) [CT] [BT, OO] Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868) [ANF] [HQ] Orden Rajiformes Familia Narcinidae Diplobatis ommata (Jordan y Gilbert, 1890) [EP] [OO, *] Narcine entemedor Jordan y Starks, 1895 [EP] [*] Familia Dasyatidae Dasyatis brevis (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Dasyatis longus (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Familia Urolophidae Urobatis concentricus Osburn y Nichols, 1916 [EP] [BT, OO, *] Urobatis maculatus Garman.
Green moray Gymnothorax funebris Florida smoothhound Mustelus norrisi Finetooth shark Carcharhinus isodon Thresher shark Alopias vulpinas Atlantic stingray Dasyatis sabina Starfish (family) Astropectinidae Spider (genus) crab Libinia sp.
Tercer diente superior similar a los otros dientes Alopias superciliosus 8 (7) Corona ancha, con bordes cortantes y una callosidad redondeada la callosidad es redondeada o la cara labial es redondeada?
Espectro trofico de dos especies de tiburon zorro (Chondrichthyes, Alopiidae) Alopias pelagicus Nakamura, 1935 y Alopias superciliosus, en Playa Tarqui Manta, Ecuador, Tesis de Biologia Marina, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Santa Marta, 133 pp.