Carcharhinus plumbeus


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Noun1.Carcharhinus plumbeus - most common grey shark along coasts of middle Atlantic states; sluggish and occasionally caught by fishermen
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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Abstract--Age underestimation of many shark species, such as the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus), has been proven with age validation methods including bomb radiocarbon dating, oxytetracydine (OTC) injection, and tagrecapture data.
Hoenig & Walsh (1983) publicaron el caso de un tiburon trozo (Carcharhinus plumbeus) con centros vertebrales, costillas y arcos neurales fusionados, y con una deposicion periferica de material calcificado sin modificacion de la estructura basica de los centros vertebrales, probablemente de etiologia infecciosa.
lewini are very active, nevertheless their displacements are smaller than other juvenile coastal sharks like Carcharhinus plumbeus, (up to 60 km in 24 h, Rechisky & Wetherbee, 2003), or Negaprion brevirostris (more than 40 km per day; Reyier et al., 2014).
Moreover, while the actual sensitivity to an EMF is known for only a few elasmobranch species, we note that at least two Atlantic species, Carcharhinus plumbeus and Sphyrna lexvini, are able to detect an EMF in the 25-100pT range (Meyer et al.
east coast, a more extensive fishery developed primarily for the sandbar shark , Carcharhinus plumbeus, although the fishery was not as intensive as the west coast fisheries.
El 9.9% de las especies son transatlanticas, algunas extienden su distribucion hasta el oceano Indico, pero estan ausentes en el Pacifico oriental, como Aetobatus narinari y Carcharhinus plumbeus; en cambio hay especies que se restringen al Atlantico y en algunos casos presentan antitropicalidad parcial, como Rhinochimaera atlantica y Torpedo nobiliana.
This phenomenon has been documented for several species, including Bluegill Sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) and Sandbar Shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus), which were reported to undergo not only ontogenetic and energetic changes in diet but also habitat expansion as fish grew (Mittelbach, 1981; McElroy et al., 2006).
Musick, "Investigations into depth and temperature habitat utilization and overwintering grounds of juvenile sandbar sharks, Carcharhinus plumbeus: the importance of near shore North Carolina waters," Environmental Biology of Fishes, vol.
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).