Prionace glauca

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Noun1.Prionace glauca - slender cosmopolitan, pelagic sharkPrionace glauca - slender cosmopolitan, pelagic shark; blue body shades to white belly; dangerous especially during maritime disasters
requiem shark - any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species
genus Prionace, Prionace - blue sharks
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The blue shark (Prionace glauca) is a large pelagic species found worldwide from temperate waters to the tropics, from 60[degrees]N to 50[degrees]S (Nakano and Stevens, 2008).
Oxidative stress indicators and trace elements in the blue shark (Prionace glauca) off the east coast of the Mexican Pacific Ocean.
Ichii, "Feeding habits of the blue shark, Prionace glauca, and salmon shark, Lamna ditropis, in the transition region of the Western North Pacific," Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, vol.
Heavy metal concentrations of two highly migratory sharks (Prionace glauca and Isurus oxyrinchus) in the southeastern Pacific waters: comments on public health and conservation.
The blue shark, categorized as the "Prionace glauca," is reportedly the most prolific shark on the planet, according to ( Sharks-World .
Comparison of whole and sectioned vertebrae for determining the age of young blue shark (Prionace glauca).
For example, numerous blue sharks (Prionace glauca) tagged in the western North Atlantic Ocean have been recaptured in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean (5), and Casey and Kohler (6) reported that the shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) often migrates more than 500 kilometers (km).
(2009), Santana-Hernandez (2009), Smith (2009), Cabrera-Chavez-Costa (2010), Carrera-Fernandez (2010); asi como la evaluacion de poblaciones de tiburon con la aplicacion del modelo demografico para Prionace glauca Linnaeus 1758, Carcharhinus falciformis Bibron 1839, Carcharhinus leucas Valenciennes 1839, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae Richardson 1836 y Sphyrna tiburo Linnaeus 1758, realizados por Garcia-Gomez (2000), Guerrero-Maldonado (2005) y Soriano-Velasquez et al.