Aspects of Reproductive Biology of the Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna Lewini, off Northeastern Brazil

@article{Hazin2004AspectsOR,
  title={Aspects of Reproductive Biology of the Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna Lewini, off Northeastern Brazil},
  author={Fabio Hissa Vieira Hazin and Alessandra F. Fischer and Matt K. Broadhurst},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={61},
  pages={151-159}
}
Ninety four scalloped hammerhead sharks, Sphyrna lewini (53 females and 41 males) ranging in size from 121 to 321 cm total length (TL), were collected from surface gillnetters operating off northeastern Brazil and throughout the southwestern equatorial Atlantic Ocean between January and December 1996. A common regression for TL and eviscerated weight (EW) was calculated as, log EW = −11.786 + 2.889 log TL. Females and males were categorised into reproductive stages (4 and 2, respectively… Expand

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