Carcharhinus obscurus


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Synonyms for Carcharhinus obscurus

relatively slender blue-grey shark

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First report of an embryonic dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus) with cyclopia and other abnormalities.
Growth rates of juvenile dusky sharks, Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818), from southwestern Australia estimated from tag-recapture data.
Spring Higher Taxon Lowest Possible Taxon n % Shark Alopias pelagicus 4 0.9 Alopias superciliosus 2 0.5 Carcharhinidae 0 0.0 Carcharhinus falciformis 9 2.1 Carcharhinus galapagensis 0 0.0 Carcharhinus limbatus 6 1.4 Carcharhinus longimanus 2 0.5 Carcharhinus obscurus 2 0.5 Carcharhinus porosus 0 0.0 Echinorhinus cookei 1 0.2 Galeocerdo cuvier 1 0.2 Isurus oxyrinchus 25 5.9 Mustelus spp.
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).
Silk snapper Lutjanus vivanus Longtail bass Hemanthias leptus Dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus Bigeye sixgill shark Hexanchus nakamurai Atlantic croaker Micropogonias undulatus Smooth puffer Lagocephalus laevigatus Largescale lizardfish Saurida brasiliensis Atlantic spadefish Chaetodipterus faber Hardhead catfish Arius felis Grunt (family) Haemulidae Goldface tilefish Caulolatilus chrysops Southern stingray Dasyatis americana Cusk-eel (family) Ophidiidae Barracuda (genus) Sphyraena sp.
Three-year (triennial) reproductive cycles with gestation periods of 18 to 22 months have been postulated for the dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus Lesueur, 1818) by Clark & von Schmidt (1965) and Musick et al.
Other species that have occasionally harmed humans are the blue shark (Prionace glauca), shortfin mako, great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran), oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus), lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris), dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus), gray reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos), bronze whaler shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus), blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus), and blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus).
Age and growth estimates for the dusky shark, Carcharhinus obscurus, in the western North Atlantic Ocean.
During this study, 624 sharks representing 10 shark species were captured, primarily dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus; n=235), spinner shark (Carcharhinus brevipinna; n=180), sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus; n=89), and Atlantic sharpnose shark (.Rhizoprionodon terraenovae; n=70).
Gill-net mesh selectivity of dusky sharks (Carcharhinus obscurus) and whiskery sharks (Furgaleus macki) from south-western Australia.
Demographic analyses of the dusky shark, Carcharhinus obscurus, in the Northwest Atlantic incorporating hooking mortality estimates and revised reproductive parameters.
Shark species commonly caught in the pelagic longline fishery include the dusky, Carcharhinus obscurus, night, C.
Trawling targets the western king prawn (Melicertus latisulcatus) and the Ballot's saucer scallop (Amusium balloti), whereas demersal gillnetting and longlining target mainly the gummy shark (Mustelus antarcticus), the dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus), and the whiskery shark (Furgaleus macki) (McAuley and Simpfendorfer, 2003).
Figure 91.--Atlantic distribution of tag and recapture locations for the dusky shark, Carcharhinus obscurus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.