Carcharhinus limbatus


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Noun1.Carcharhinus limbatus - widely distributed shallow-water shark with fins seemingly dipped in inkCarcharhinus limbatus - widely distributed shallow-water shark with fins seemingly dipped in ink
requiem shark - any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species
Carcharhinus, genus Carcharhinus - type genus of the Carcharhinidae
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Similar patterns also have been reported in other species, such as the blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus) (Branstetter, 1987) and the shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus) (Semba et al., 2009).
lewini in Kane'Ohe Bay (Duncan & Holland, 2006), or that of 0.61-0.92 reported for Carcharhinus limbatus (Heupel & Simpfendorfer, 2002), although it is similar to that estimated for Negaprion brevirostris 0.38-0.65 (Gruber et al., 2001).
International Shark Fin Markets and Shark Management: An Integrated Market Preference-Cohort Analysis of the Black Tip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus).
Observed significant differences were a product of differences in the seasonal abundance of the dominant fish species: Carcharhinus limbatus and Chanos chanos (more abundant in the warm season); and, M.
Two shark species, Sphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758) and Carcharhinus limbatus (Muller & Henle, 1839), which were captured only in the lower region of the bay during summer over subtidal oyster reefs and NVB habitats, were also examined.
Artisanal shark catches are dominated by hammerheads, Sphyrna spp., but also include bull sharks, Carcharhinus albimarginatus; tiger sharks, Galeocerdo spp.; black tip, Carcharhinus limbatus', white tip, Carcharhinus albimarginatus; thresher, Alopias superciliosus; and blue sharks, Prionace glauca (Teplitzky, 2005).
(17.) Santi Roberts, "Seafood Watch Seafood Report: Monterey Bay Aquarium--Sharks and Dogfish with a Focus on Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus), Sandbar shark (Carcharinus plumbeus), Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus), Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus), Spiny dog-fish (Squalus acanthias), Dusky smooth hound (smooth dogfish) (Mustelus canis)" (21 December 2005, with stock update as of 4 October 2010) at 93-96.
falciformis (single layered spermatozeugmata), have been found in other carcharhinids like the black tip shark Carcharhinus limbatus and the sandbar shark Carcharhinus plumbeus (Pratt & Tanaka 1994).
With the exception of the 3 species of sharks considered potentially dangerous to humans--the tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier), the bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas) and the blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)--all species caught alive at haulback of the fishing gear were released back to sea.
Entre los trabajos sobre pesqueria y biologia de tiburones llevados a cabo en el Archipielago Los Roques se encuentran el analisis de la alimentacion de Carcharhinus limbatus (Tavares y Provenzano, 2000), el estudio sobre la biodiversidad de tiburones (Tavares, 2001) y el analisis de la abundancia y distribucion de tiburones capturados por la flota artesanal palangrera de media altura (Tavares, 2005).