Apex Predator Publications and Reports – Sandbar Shark

June 04, 2020

Publications and reports that include information on the sandbar shark.

Andrews AH, LJ Natanson, LA Kerr, GH Burgess, and GM Cailliet. 2011. Bomb radiocarbon and tag-recapture dating of sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus). Fishery Bulletin 109:454-465. 

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.

Casey, JG and LJ Natanson. 1992. Revised estimates of age and growth of the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) from the western north Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 49(7):1474-1477.

Casey, JG, HL Pratt, Jr., and CE Stillwell. 1985. Age and growth of the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) from the western North Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 42(5):963-975.

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.

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.

Kohler, NE, PA Turner, and R Briggs. 2005. Preliminary tag and recapture data for the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus, and the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus, in the western North Atlantic. SEDAR11-DW29. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 40 pp.

McCandless, CT. 2005. Relative abundance trends for juvenile sandbar sharks in Delaware Bay. SEDAR11-DW30. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 12 pp.

McCandless, CT. 2010. Standardized catch rates for juvenile sandbar sharks caught during NMFS COASTSPAN longline survey in Delaware Bay. SEDAR21-DW27. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 25 pp.

McCandless, CT and CN Belcher. 2010. Standardized catch rates for sandbar and blacknose sharks from the GADNR COASTSPAN and red drum longline surveys. SEDAR21-DW29. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 27 pp.

McCandless, CT and B Frazier. 2010. Standardized catch rates of sandbar and blacknose sharks from the SCDNR COASTSPAN and red drum surveys. SEDAR21-DW30. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 40 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. 

McCandless, CT, HL Pratt, Jr., NE Kohler, RR Merson, and CW Recksiek. 2007. Distribution. Localized abundance, movements, and migrations of juvenile sandbar sharks tagged in Delaware Bay. American Fisheries Society Symposium 50:45-62.

Merson, RR and HL Pratt, Jr. 2001. Distribution, movements, and growth of young sandbar sharks, Carcharhinus plumbeus, in the nursery grounds of Delaware Bay. Environmental Biology of Fishes 61:13-24.

Merson, RR and HL Pratt, Jr. 2007. Sandbar shark nurseries in New Jersey and New York: evidence of northern pupping grounds along the United States east coast. American Fisheries Society Symposium 50:35-44.

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

Natanson, LJ and BM Deacy. 2019. Using oxytetracycline validation for confirmation of changes in vertebral band-pair deposition rates with ontogeny in sandbar sharks (Carcharhinus plumbeus) in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Fishery Bulletin 117:50-58. 

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.

Portnoy, DS, JR McDowell, CT McCandless, JA Musick, and JE Graves. 2009. Effective size closely approximates census size in the heavily exploited western Atlantic population of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus. Conservation Genetics 10(6):1697-1705.

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 2009 in Onslow Bay, NC. SEDAR21-DW33. SEDAR, North Charleston, SC. 26 pp.

Stillwell, CE and NE Kohler. 1993. Food habits of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus, off the U.S. northeast coast, with estimates of daily ration. Fishery Bulletin 91:138-150.

Wetherbee, BM, EL Rechisky, HL Pratt, and CT McCandless. 2001. Use of telemetry in fisheries management: juvenile sandbar sharks in Delaware Bay. Pages 249-262 in JR Sibert and JL Nielsen (editors), Electronic tagging and tracking in marine fisheries, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands.

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