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Apex Predator Publications and Reports - Common Thresher Shark

June 03, 2020

Publications and reports that include information on the common thresher shark.

Gervelis, B and LJ Natanson. 2013. Age and growth of the thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142:1535-1545.

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.

McCandless, CT, NE Kohler, and HL Pratt, Jr., editors. 2007. Shark nursery grounds of the Gulf of Mexico and the east coast waters of the United States.  American Fisheries Society, Symposium 50, Bethesda, Maryland, 390 pp.

Natanson LJ and B Gervelis. 2013. The reproductive biology of the thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, in the western North Atlantic. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142:1546-1562.

Natanson LJ, LL Hamady and B Gervelis. 2015. Analysis of bomb radiocarbon data for common thresher sharks, Alopias vulpinus, in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean with revised growth curves. Environmental Biology of Fishes 99:39-47.

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.

Young, CN, J Carlson, M Hutchinson, D Kobayashi, CT McCandless, MH Miller, S Teo, and T Warren. 2016. Status review report: common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus) and bigeye thresher shark (Alopias superciliosus). Final Report to National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Protected Resources. March 2016. 199 pp.

Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on 09/03/2021