thresher shark

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Synonyms for thresher shark

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

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Reproductive biology of the bigeye thresher shark, Alopias superciliosus (Lowe, 1839) (Chondrichthyes: Alopiidae), in the northwestern Pacific.
Age and growth of the bigeye thresher shark, Alopias superciliosus, from the pelagic longline fisheries in the tropical northeastern Atlantic Ocean, determined by vertebral band counts.
Taxonomic status and biology of the bigeye thresher, Alopias superciliosus.
Age and growth estimates of the bigeye thresher shark, Alopias superciliosus, in northeastern Taiwan waters.
Scientific name Common name Abbreviation Carcharhinidae Carcharinus acronotus Blacknose shark Cac Carcharinus amblyrhynchos Grey reef shark Cal Carcharinus falciformis Silky shark Cfa Carcharinus leucas Bull shark Cle Carcharinus limbatus Blacktip shark Cli Carcharinus longimanus Oceanic whitetip shark Clo Carcharinus obscurus Dusky shark Cob Carcharinus plumbeus Sandbar shark Cpl Galeocerdo cuuier Tiger shark Gcu Prionace glauca Blue shark Pgl Rhizoprionodon taylori Australian sharpnose shark Rta Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewini Scalloped hammerhead shark Sle Triakidae Galeorhinus galeus Soupfin shark Gga Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchus Mako shark Iox Alophiidae Alopias superciliosus Bigeye thresher shark Asu Squatinidae Squalus acanthias Spiny dogfish Sac Squaluss mitsukurii Shortspine spurdog Smi
12), and Alopias vulpinus (from 13 to 15 t, an increase of 12%).
Alopias superciliosus * Alopias vulpinus Carcharodon carcharias * Cetorhinus maximus * Isurus oxyrinchus * Lamna nasus ?
galapagensis; bigeye thresher, Alopias superciliosus; night, C.
Overall, 4 species of shark have been at liberty for over 10 years (sandbar, dusky, night, and tiger shark), and 13 have been at liberty between 5 and 10 years (scalloped hammerhead; shortfin mako; blacknose, Carcharhinus acronotus; bignose; porbeagle; blue; thresher, Alopias vulpinus; nurse; Atlantic sharpnose; blacktip; silky; bull; and bigeye thresher shark).
of Cape Gulf of Species Hatteras Hatteras Mexico Ginglymostoma cirratum X X Odontaspis taurus X X Alopias superciliosus X X X A.
Observations on the embryos of the longfin mako, Isurus paucus and the bigeye thresher, Alopias superciliosus.
Reproductive biology of the bigeye thresher shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe 1839.
On the biology of the thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre), in the northwest Indian Ocean.
Age, growth and reproduction of the pelagic thresher shark, Alopias pelagicus in the Northwestern Pacific.