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The physiological response to capture and handling stress in the Atlantic sharpnose shark, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae
Secondary effects of capture and handling stress in the Atlantic sharpnose shark, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, were investigated in this study. Twenty-four sharks were serially bled and changes inExpand
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Metabolism and swimming efficiency of the bonnethead sharkSphyrna tiburo
Routine metabolic rates of bonnethead sharks,Sphyrna tiburo, of 95 to 4 650 g, ranged from 70.4 to 15.0 kcal kg−1 d−1. Over the size range 34 to 95 cm total length, shark swimming-velocities variedExpand
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Geographic variation in reproduction between two populations of the bonnethead shark,Sphyrna tiburo
  • G. Parsons
  • Biology
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
  • 1 October 1993
SynopsisA study of two populations of the bonnethead shark,Sphyrna tiburo was conducted in Florida Bay and Tampa Bay, Florida from September 1982 to December 1986. The maintenance of sharks inExpand
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Latitudinal variation in life-history traits of bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo, (Carcharhiniformes : Sphyrnidae) from the eastern Gulf of Mexico
Life-history traits (size at age, growth rates, size and age at maturity, size of near-term embryos and litter sizes) of bonnetheads, Sphyrna tiburo, were analysed to test for latitudinal differencesExpand
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Early Life History of the Snook, Centropomus undecimalis, in Tampa Bay, Florida
Data accumulated during four sampling programs and incidental sampling are used to describe the distribution, growth, range of hatching dates, and diet of juvenile snook, Centropomus undecimalis,Expand
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Oxygen Consumption Rate and Swimming Efficiency of the Blacknose Shark, Carcharhinus acronotus
Oxygen consumption rates and swimming efficiency of 10 blacknose sharks (4787 cm total length and 0.45-3.51 kg weight), Carcharhinus acronotus, were determined using a closed, circular respirometer.Expand
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Seasonal changes in shark testicular structure and spermatogenesis
In this report, seasonal changes in testicular structure and spermatogenesis in several shark species are reviewed, and new information concerning the bonnethead shark, Sphyrna tiburo, is presented.Expand
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FOOD HABITS OF THREE SHARK SPECIES FROM THE MISSISSIPPI SOUND IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
Abstract Stomach contents were examined from 289 Atlantic sharpnose, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, 120 blacktip, Carcharhinus limbatus, and 66 finetooth, Carcharhinus isodon, sharks collected from theExpand
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Critical Swimming Speed and Behavior of Juvenile Shovelnose Sturgeon and Pallid Sturgeon
Abstract The swimming performance of hatchery-reared, juvenile shovelnose sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus and pallid sturgeon S. albus was studied in a laboratory swim tunnel at 20°C and 10°C.Expand
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Seasonal Changes in the Distribution and Relative Abundance of the Atlantic Sharpnose Shark Rhizoprionodon Terraenovae in the North Central Gulf of Mexico
Abstract From March 1998 to September 2000, we collected Atlantic Sharpnose Sharks, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, in the north central Gulf of Mexico between St. Louis Bay, Mississippi and Perdido Bay,Expand
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