Apex Predator Publications and Reports – Nurse Shark

June 03, 2020

Publications and reports that include information on the nurse shark.

Carrier, JC, HL Pratt, Jr., and LK Marin. 1994. Group reproductive behaviors in free-living nurse sharks, Ginglymostoma cirratum. Copeia 3:646-656.

 

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.

 

DeAngelis, BM, CT McCandless, NE Kohler, CW Recksiek, and GB Skomal. 2008. First characterization of shark nursery habitat in the United States Virgin Islands: evidence of habitat partitioning by two shark species. Marine Ecology Progress Series 358:257-271.

 

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. 2005. Catch rate information obtained from the NMFS Northeast Longline Survey. SEDAR11-DW33. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 9 pp.

 

Pratt, Jr., HL and JC Carrier. 1995. Wild mating of the nurse sharks. National Geographic Magazine 187(5):44-53.

 

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.

 

Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on 01/15/2021