Global perspectives on the biology and life history of the by Michael L. Domeier

By Michael L. Domeier

Inspired through the overseas White Shark Symposium in 2010, Global Perspectives at the Biology and lifestyles heritage of the White Shark accommodates an important modern learn findings right into a unmarried peer-reviewed ebook. This superbly illustrated reference represents a old swap within the context of White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) study. as soon as one of the main poorly understood and hard sharks to review, this well timed booklet acknowledges a brand new subtle specialise in the White Shark, elevating its prestige from obscurity to enlightenment. The Global views at the Biology and existence historical past of the White Shark celebrates the White Shark because the so much studied shark within the sea.

Within the chapters you can see new insights right into a large diversity of subject matters, resembling habit, body structure, migration styles, habitat personal tastes, day-by-day job styles, molecular genetics, reproductive biology and new study tools. The publication additionally delves into inhabitants tracking and coverage recommendations for managers and researchers.

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M. Wisner. 1989. Growth of captive blacktip reef sharks (Carcharhinus melanopterus). Bull Inst Oceanogr (Monaco) 5: 211–217. , M. Toda, K. Teshima, K. Yano. 1996. Pregnant white sharks and full-term embryos from Japan. In: A. P. Klimley, D. G. Ainley (eds).  139–155). Orlando, FL: Academic Press. , H. F. Mollet. 1992. Growth, age estimation and feeding of captive sevengill sharks, Notorynchus cepedianus, at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Aus J Mar Freshwater Res 43: 297–318. Weng, K. , J. B. O’Sullivan, C.

6% 0% 0% Food types are indicated as percentages of the diet on a wet-weight basis. 1% of the diet as wet weight (King Salmon and Pacific Mackerel, respectively). The YOY White Shark displayed in 2008 fed only once during the 11 d it was on display and was released because of concern regarding its health. This shark was feeding in the ocean pen, and upon arrival at the MBA, it navigated the OBE very well; however, this shark only fed once on approximately 400 g of salmon. 3% of its body mass. 94% BM d−1 for YOY White Sharks, which is equivalent to 405 kcal d−1.

This shark was transported back to the Southern California Bight, where it was tagged with a PSAT and released. Data from the PSAT showed that this shark survived for at least 30 d after release, at which time the PSAT separated from the shark and began reporting data of the shark’s movements. 3). 3). The grand mean daily ration for all four sharks was 747 ± 46 g d−1. A period of approximately 3–8 weeks corresponded to a single cycle of feeding peak and decline, with larger differences in feeding peaks and troughs tending toward longer cycles as seen with shark #06-01.

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