Negaprion


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Patterns of activity and space utilization of lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris, in a shallow Bahamian lagoon.
Movement patterns of juvenile lemon sharks Negaprion brevirostris within Atol das Rocas, Brazil: a nursery characterized by tidal extremes.
Area de bercario e estrutura de comprimentos da populacao do tubarao limao, Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868), no Arquipelago de Los Roques, Venezuela
On the basis of numbers of teeth recovered, the Hardie Mine shark fauna was dominated by carcharhinids with Negaprion being the most common taxon.
However, there are species of shark, unique to coral reefs, which patrol the waters along the seaward face of reefs, frightening fish, swimmers and divers alike, though other species just visit the reefs (Carcharhinus leucas, Negaprion brevirostris, Gynglimostoma cirratum, Triaenodom obesus, Sphyrna zygaena, etc.
Castro (2011) reports a 45 cm juvenile nurse shark from the stomach of a 234 cm lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868) and commented on the underwater observation of the simultaneous pursuit of an adult nurse shark by Sphyrna mokarran (Ruppell, 1837) and Carcharhinus leucas (Valenciennes, 1839), where both sharks failed to attack and the potential prey evaded.
Included in the selachians were two species from the family Orectolobidae--Orectolobus maculatus (Bon-naterre, 1778) and Orectolobus ornatus (De Vis 1883); one species from the family Hemiscylliidae--Hemiscyllium ocellatum (Bonnaterre, 1788); and two species from the family Carcharhinidae-Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824) and Negaprion acutidens (Riippell, 1837).
Nombre cientifico Nombre en ingles Nombre en Cuba Carcharhinus perezii Caribbean reef shark Cabeza dura Isurus oxyrinchus Shortfinmako Dientuso azul, Mayra Isurus paucus Longfinmako Dientuso prieto Sphyrna mokarran Great hammerhead Cornuda de ley Carcharhinus falciformis Silky shark Jaqueton Carcharhinus leucas Bull shark Cabeza de batea Carcharhinus longimanus Oceanic whitetip Galano Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark Tigre Prionace glauca Blue shark Azul, lagarto Negaprion brevirostris Lemon shark Amarillo Carcharhinus signatus Night shark Jesuita Carcharhinus spp.
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.
Feeding mechanism and functional morphology of the jaws of the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris (Chondrichthyes, Carcharhinidae).