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Contribution to Book
Characteristics of Shark Bycatch in the Pelagic Longline Fishery off the Southeastern US, 1992-1997
Oceanography Faculty Books and Book Chapters
  • Lawrence R. Beerkircher, Nova Southeastern University
  • Enric Cortes, National Marine Fisheries Service
  • Mahmood S. Shivji, Nova Southeastern University
Book Title
Sharks of the Open Ocean: Biology, Fisheries, and Conservation
Document Type
Book Chapter
Merry D. Camhi, Ellen K. Pikitch, Elizabeth A. Babcock
This important and exciting title represents the first authoritative volume focussed on pelagic (open ocean) sharks as a group. Virtually every pelagic shark expert in the world has contributed to this landmark publication which includes the latest data and knowledge on pelagic shark biology, fisheries, management, and conservation. Pelagic sharks face unprecedented levels of exploitation in all the world's oceans through both direct fisheries and by-catch, and effective management for these species is contingent upon solid science and data, which this book brings together for the first time. All those involved in shark biology will need to have a copy of this book.
Publication Date
Oxford ; Blackwell Science
  • Shark Fisheries,
  • Shark Conservation
Citation Information
Lawrence R. Beerkircher, Enric Cortes and Mahmood S. Shivji. "Characteristics of Shark Bycatch in the Pelagic Longline Fishery off the Southeastern US, 1992-1997" Ames, Iowa(2008)
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