Sharks of North Carolina and adjacent waters
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Sharks of North Carolina and adjacent waters by Frank Joseph Schwartz

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Published by North Carolina, Dept. of Nature and Economic Resources, Division of Marine Fisheries in Raleigh .
Written in English


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Statementby Frank J. Schwartz and George H. Burgess.
SeriesInformation series (North Carolina. Division of Marine Fisheries)
ContributionsBurgess, George H., North Carolina. Division of Marine Fisheries
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p. :
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17887215M

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Sharks of North Carolina and adjacent waters. [Raleigh]: North Carolina Dept. of Natural and Economic Resources, Division of Marine Fisheries, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors. This handy illustrated guide covers the ninety-one species of sharks, skates, and rays found in waters along the coasts of North Carolina and South Carolina. It will be an essential reference for shark enthusiasts, coastal residents, tourists, aquarium visitors, scientists, and anyone interested in these fascinating by: 7.   With the publication of The Sharks of North American Waters in , everyone from the experienced ichthyologist to the weekend angler had access to concise descriptions and accurate, For many years, brief encounters between sharks and humans could leave the latter with a vivid memory of the much-maligned fish but no convenient means of identifying it more /5. Some 36 species of sharks are known from the estuarine, shelf, and deep ocean waters of North Carolina. With further sampling 10 others, which have been taken in the western Atlantic to the north or south of North Carolina (Delaware to northern Florida), are expected to be included as part of our fauna. The known and expected sharks from North.

The five sharks were spotted off North Carolina in the past week, after satellite trackers on their fins broke the surface of the water for at least 30 seconds. Isurus oxyrinchus (shortfin mako) Mustelus canis (smooth dogfish) At least 73 species of sharks inhabit the waters of the U.S. Atlantic Coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The four discussed here represent those most commonly caught by recreational fishermen in North Carolina. • Atlantic sharpnose sharks (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae) are among the most common in North Carolina waters. The adults can reach 4 feet in length and are found both in estuarine and oceanic waters, usually during the summer and autumn. Sharpnose sharks use Core Sound and other sounds to the south as nurseries. north carolina recreational coastal waters guide for sports fishermen – october version **important** check with division of marine fisheries for most current minimum lengths and creel limits. or or.

Bulls Bay, South Carolina, is a nursery for the blacknose, spinner, finetooth, blacktip, sandbar, dusky, Atlantic sharp-nose, scalloped hammerhead, and smooth dogfish sharks. The lemon shark has its nursery in shallow waters of south Florida and the by: Schwartz, Frank J. and Burgess, George H. - Sharks of North Carolina and Adjacent Waters Volume Number 60 (June - October ) Page(S) Call Number C N87L Title [North Carolina literature: scrapbook of clippings about North Carolina books and authors, with book jackets; arranged chronologically, with some irregularity].   Dr. Louis Daniel, director of the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries, says sharks who attack and then swim off can be difficult to identify due to discreet characterizing features. He gave NBC News a closer look at what types of sharks could be terrorizing the Tar Heel state during this unusual summer spike. The Sharks of North American Waters by Jose' I. Castro and a great selection of related books, Sharks North American Waters (The W.L. Moody, Jr., natural history series) Includes all species reported within nautical miles of shore of U. S. Canada plus a few deep-water species from adjacent areas, with detailed drawings.