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Apex Predator Publications and Reports – Blue Shark

June 02, 2020

Publications and reports that include information on the blue shark.

Aires da Silva, AM, MN Maunder, NE Kohler, JJ Hoey, and VF Gallucci. 2009. A spatially-structured tagging model to estimate movement and fishing mortality rates for the blue shark (Prionace glauca) in the North Atlantic Ocean. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 60:1029-1043.

Borucinska, J, NE Kohler, LJ Natanson, and GB Skomal. 2002. Pathology associated with retained fishing hooks in blue sharks (Prionace glauca) (Linnaeus, 1758) with implications for their conservation. Journal of Fish Diseases 25:515-521.

Campana, SE, L Marks, W Joyce, and NE Koher. 2005. Catch, by-catch and indices of population status of blue shark (Prionace glauca) in the Canadian Atlantic. ICCAT Collective Volume of Scientific Papers 58(3):891-934.

Campana, SE, L Marks, W Joyce, and NE Kohler. 2006. Effects of recreational and commercial fishing on blue sharks (Prionace glauca) in Atlantic Canada, with inferences on the North Atlantic population. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63:670-682.

Casey, JG. 1982. Blue shark, Prionace glauca. Species synopsis. Pages 45-48 in: MD Grosslein and T Azarovitz (editors), Ecology of the Middle Atlantic Bight fish and shellfish - Monograph 15, Fish Distribution, MESA New York Bight Atlas, NY Sea Grant, Albany, NY.

Casey, JG. 1985. Trans-Atlantic migrations of the blue shark: a case history of cooperative shark tagging. Pages 253-267 in: RH Stroud (editor), World angling resources and challenges. Proceedings of the First World Angling Conference, Cap d’ Agde, France.

Casey, JG and JM Hoenig. 1977. Apex predators in deepwater dumpsite 106. Pages 309-376 in: NOAA Dumpsite Evaluation Report 77-1, Baseline Report of environmental conditions in Deepwater Dumpsite 106. Washington, DC.

Hoey, JJ, A Aires-da-Silva, PA Turner, T Syc, and NE Kohler. 2005. A review of exploratory longline surveys and biological sampling of sharks from the Sandy Hook, NJ and Narragansett, RI labs: 1961-1991. SEDAR11-DW23. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 17 pp.

Kohler, NE, JG Casey, and PA Turner. 1996. An analysis of length-length and length-weight relationships for 13 species of sharks from the western North Atlantic. NOAA Technical Memorandum, NMFS-NE-110. 22 pp.

Kohler, NE, JG Casey and PA Turner. 1995. Length-weight relationships for 13 species of sharks from the western North Atlantic. Fishery Bulletin 93:412-418.

Kohler, NE, JG Casey, and PA Turner. 1998. NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program, 1962-93: An atlas of shark tag and recapture data. Marine Fisheries Review 60(2), 87 pp.

Kohler, NE and PA Turner. 2019. Distributions and movements of Atlantic shark species: A 52-year retrospective atlas of mark and recapture data. Marine Fisheries Review 81(2), 93 pp.

N.E. Kohler and P.A. Turner. 2008. Stock Structure of the blue shark (Prionace glauca) in the North Atlantic Ocean based on tagging data. Pages 339-350 in: MD Camhi, EK Pikitch, and EA Babcock (editors), Sharks of the open ocean: biology, fisheries, and conservation. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK.

Kohler, NE, PA Turner, JJ Hoey, LJ Natanson, and R Briggs. 2002. Tag and recapture data for three pelagic shark species: blue shark (Prionace glauca), shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus), and porbeagle (Lamna nasus) in the North Atlantic Ocean. ICCAT Collective Volume of Scientific Papers 54(4):1231-1260.

Pratt, HL 1979. Reproduction in the blue shark, Prionace glauca. Fishery Bulletin 77(2):445-470.

Schulze-Haugen, M, T Corey, and NE Kohler. 2003. Guide to sharks, tunas, and billfishes of the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. RI Sea Grant/NMFS, 118 pp.

Skomal, GB and LJ Natanson 2003. Age and Growth of the blue shark, Prionace glauca, in the North Atlantic Ocean. Fishery Bulletin 101:627-639.

Wood, AD, BM Wetherbee, F Juanes, NE Kohler, and C Wilga. 2009. Recalculated diet and daily ration of the shortfin mako, with a focus on quantifying predation on bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Fishery Bulletin 107(1):76-88.

Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on 07/02/2021