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Pelagic elasmobranchs caught by longliners off southern Brazil during 1974–97: an overview
Abundance, reproduction and other biological aspects of some of the species are presented, including blue shark (Prionace glauca) was the main species and responsible for about 30% of the total catch of the Santos longliners in 1993.
Morphological abnormalities in a blue shark Prionace glauca (Chondrichthyes : Carcharhinidae) foetus from southern Brazil
This study records the occurrence of a blue shark Prionace glauca foetus, with morphological abnormalities in the trunk and cephalic region, from a female caught by a pelagic longline in October
The reproductive biology and cycle of Rioraja agassizi (Müller and Henle, 1841) (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae) in southeastern Brazil, SW Atlantic Ocean
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Description of diet of pelagic fish in the southwestern Atlantic, Brazil
The food composition of pelagic fishes living in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean is revealed and cephalopods constitute the principal resource these fish use to live at least in the southern Atlantic Ocean.
Length-weight relationships, condition and population structure of the genus Atlantoraja (Elasmobranchii, Rajidae, Arhynchobatinae) in Southeastern Brazilian waters, SW Atlantic Ocean
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Description of a Juvenile Megamouth Shark, Megachasma pelagios, Caught off Brazil
A juvenile male megamouth shark was caught by a commercial longline vessel off Brazil. This specimen is the only juvenile megamouth examined and the only one from the Atlantic Ocean. Megamouth shark
SUMMARY It was analyzed the biology and fishing of the yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares, caught in southeast and south of Brazil, based in the data of the tuna fleet settled in Santos (SP). The
Assessment of Total and Organic Mercury Levels in Blue Sharks (Prionace glauca) from the South and Southeastern Brazilian Coast
Data obtained showed that total Hg can be used as a reliable predictor of organic Hg in blue shark muscle because 95 to 98 % of the total HG measured was found to be organic mercury.
Erratum to: Assessment of Total and Organic Mercury Levels in Blue Sharks (Prionace glauca) from the South and Southeastern Brazilian Coast
Mercury occurrence was evaluated in samples of edible muscle tissue of 27 blue sharks (Prionace glauca) caught in the Atlantic Ocean, adjacent to the south and southeastern Brazilian coast,
Size at maturity of Atlantoraja platana (Günther, 1880) (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae: Arhynchobatinae) in the south-west Atlantic Ocean
The sexual development of Atlantoraja platana from the south-west Atlantic Ocean was analysed and males were found to mature at 620 mm and females at 715 mm total length.