Insights using a molecular approach into the life cycle of a tapeworm infecting great white sharks.

Abstract

The great white shark Carcharodon carcharias Linnaeus, 1758 is a versatile and fierce predator (and responsible for many shark attacks on humans). This apex predator feeds on a wide range of organisms including teleosts, other elasmobranchs, cephalopods, pinnipeds, and cetaceans. Although much is known about its diet, no trophic links have been empirically… (More)
DOI: 10.1645/GE-2530.1

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