Negaprion brevirostris


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Noun1.Negaprion brevirostris - common shallow-water schooling shark of the Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil and off west AfricaNegaprion brevirostris - common shallow-water schooling shark of the Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil and off west Africa; dangerous
requiem shark - any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species
genus Negaprion, Negaprion - lemon sharks
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Morrissey and Gruber (1993) attached small ultrasonic transmitters into the coelomic cavity of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris, in the Bahamas to study their home range.
Reconstruction of parental microsatellite genotypes reveals female polyandry and philopatry in the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris.
En ella se ha registrado con anterioridad una rica asociacion faunistica, constituida por sirenidos, cocodrilos, quelonios, tiburones (Otodus megalodon, Hemipristis serra, Negaprion brevirostris, Carcharhinus sp.
Early growth and juvenile population structure of lemon sharks Negaprion brevirostris in the Atol das Rocas Biological Reserve, off north-east Brazil.
Nursery area and size structure of the lemon shark population, Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868), in Los Roques Archipelago National Park, Venezuela
Chemical excretions of angled bonefish Albula vulpes and their potential use as predation cues by juvenile lemon sharks Negaprion brevirostris.
2007) encontraron que la temperatura del agua predice la probabilidad de capturar algunas especies de tiburones (Ginglymostoma cirratum, Sphyrna mokarran, Negaprion brevirostris y Carcharhinus limbatus) en los cayos de la Florida.
By contrast, the copulation of Negaprion brevirostris was witnessed by Dugald Brown, who reported it to Clark (Clark 1969), as a smooth swimming together, giving the appearance of "one shark with two heads.
falciformis (4,0%) y Negaprion brevirostris (1,9%): La informacion presentada en la Tabla II compara la lista de especies reportada en el presente estudio (n= 13) con las obtenidas en otros estudios realizados previamente en el Archinielago Los Rooues.
Recent studies described the mandibular musculature of Negaprion brevirostris and Ginglymostoma cirratum as m.
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.