Zebra shark

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Same as Tiger shark, under Tiger.
- J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants).

See also: Zebra

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These movements have been observed during the mating season in other elasmobranchs, including the tawny nurse shark (Nebrius ferrugineus), zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum), bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas), sandbar shark (C.
Long (1992c) and Case (1992) analyzed the ecology and diversity of the Eocene Seymour selachian fauna and concluded that the selachian fauna represents a cool-temperate fauna with different ecological components including tropical water immigrants (e.g., Pseudoginglymostoma, Stegostoma, Scoliodon).
On the susceptibility axis (Appendix 1) the four species of Pristidae, Atelomycterus fasciatus, Himantura jenkinsi, and Stegostoma fasciatum had a rank of 1, the lowest possible rank, suggesting they were the most susceptible to capture and mortality.