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Apex Predator Publications and Reports – Sand Tiger Shark

June 04, 2020

Publications and reports that include information on the sand tiger shark.

Carlson, JK, CT McCandless, E Cortés, RD Grubbs, KI Andrews, MA MacNeil, and JA Musick. 2009. An update on the status of the sand tiger shark, Carcharias taurus, in the northwest Atlantic Ocean. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-585, 23 pp.

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 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.

Passerotti, MS, AH Andrews, JK Carlson, SP Wintner, KJ Goldman, LJ Natanson. 2014.  Maximum age and missing time in the vertebrae of sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus): validated lifespan from bomb radiocarbon dating in the western North Atlantic and southwestern Indian Oceans. Marine and Freshwater Research 65:674-687.

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