Apex Predator Publications and Reports – Dusky Shark
Publications and reports that include information on the dusky shark.
Benavides, MT, RL Horn, KA Feldheim, MS Shivji, SC Clarke, S Wintner, LJ Natanson, M Braccini, JJ Boomer, SJB Gulak, and D Chapman. 2011. Global phylogeny of the dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus: implications for fisheries management and monitoring in the shark fin trade. Endangered Species Research 14:13-22.
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.
Grubbs, RD, JK Carlson, JG Romine, TH Curtis, WD McElroy, CT McCandless, CF Cotton, and JA Musick. 2016. Critical assessment and ramifications of a purported marine trophic cascade. Scientific Reports 6:20970.
Hare, JA, WE Morrison, MW Nelson, MM Stachura, EJ Teeters, RB Griffis, MA Alexander, JD Scott, L Alade, RJ Bell, AS Chute, KL Curt, TH Curtis, D Kircheis, JF Kocik, SM Lucey, CT McCandless, LM Milke, DE Richardson, E Robillard, HJ Walsh, MC McManus, KE Marancik, CA Griswold. 2016. A vulnerability assessment of fish and invertebrated to climate change on the northeast U.S. Continental Shelf. Plos One 11(2):e0146756.
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, P Conn, P Cooper, E Cortés, SW Laporte, and M Nammack. 2014. Status review report: northwest Atlantic dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus). Report to National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Protected Resources. October 2014. 72 pp.
McCandless, CT and JJ Hoey. 2010. Standardized catch rates for sandbar and dusky sharks from exploratory longline surveys conducted by the Sandy Hook, NJ and Narragansett, RI labs: 1961-1996. SEDAR21-DW31. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 20 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.
McCandless, CT and LJ Natanson. 2010. Standardized catch rates for sandbar and dusky sharks from the NMFS Northeast Longline Survey. SEDAR21-DW28. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 19 pp.
Natanson, LJ. 2005. Catch rate information obtained from the NMFS Northeast Longline Survey. SEDAR11-DW33. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 9 pp.
Natanson, LJ, JG Casey, and NE Kohler. 1995. Age and growth of the dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus) in the western North Atlantic. Fishery Bulletin 93:116-126.
Natanson, LJ and NE Kohler. 1996. A preliminary estimate of age and growth of the dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus from the south-west Indian Ocean, with comparisons to the western North Atlantic population. South African Journal of Marine Science 17:217-224.
Pank, M, M Stanhope, LJ Natanson, NE Kohler, and M Shivji. 2001. Rapid and simultaneous identification of body parts from the morphologically similar sharks Carcharhinus obscurus and Carcharhinus plumbeus (Carcharhinidae) using multiplex PCR. Marine Biotechnology 3:231-240
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.
Schwartz, FJ, CT McCandless, and JJ Hoey. 2007. Trends in relative abundance for shark species caught during a UNC longline survey conducted between 1972 and 2005 in Onslow Bay, NC. SEDAR13-DW34. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 79 pp.
Schwartz, FJ, CT McCandless, and JJ Hoey. 2010. Standardized catch rates for blacknose, dusky, and sandbar sharks caught during a UNC longline survey conducted between 1972 and 2005 in Onslow Bay, NC. SEDAR13-DW33. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 26 pp.
Sulikowski, JA, W Golet, ER Hoffmayer, WB Driggers III, LJ Natanson, A Carlson, and BB Sweezey. 2020. Observing post-release mortality for dusky sharks, Carcharhinus obscurus, captured in the U.S. pelagic longline fishery. Fisheries Research 221(2020):105341, 7 pp.