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The sharks of North American waters

by JosГ© I. Castro

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Sharks -- North America -- Identification,
    • Sharks -- Identification,
    • Fishes -- Identification,
    • Fishes -- North America -- Identification

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby José I. Castro ; drawings by D. Bryan Stone III.
      SeriesThe W.L. Moody, Jr., natural history series ;, no. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL638.9 .C35 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3496662M
      ISBN 100890961409
      LC Control Number82016720

      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 specifically. 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, detailed. References. Budker, Paul. The Life of Sharks. New York: Columbia University Press, Bunting, Anne Eve. The Sea World Book of Sharks. San Diego: Sea World Press.

      SARASOTA, Florida -- In The Sharks of North America, Dr. José I. Castro provides a comprehensive account of shark species with unrivaled authority and aesthetic detail. The book, published by Oxford University Press, is illustrated with stunning, anatomically correct drawings by Diane Rome Peebles. For three years, journalist Richard Louv listened to America by going fishing with Americans. Doing what many of us dream of, he traveled from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from trout waters east and west to bass waters north and south. Fly-Fishing for Sharks is the result of his journey, a portrait of America on the water, fishing rod in hand. To explore the cultures of fishing.

      About the Book. This guide is the only complete reference to the sharks, rays, and chimaeras found in California's waters— from the intertidal zone to miles offshore. Species accounts give information on habitat and range, natural history, interactions with humans, nomenclature, and further references. The bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas), also known as the "Zambezi shark" (informally "zambi") in Africa, and "Lake Nicaragua shark" in Nicaragua, is a requiem shark commonly found worldwide in warm, shallow waters along coasts and in rivers. It is known for its aggressive nature, and presence in warm, shallow brackish and freshwater systems including estuaries and : Carcharhinidae.


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The sharks of North American waters by Castro, José I. (José Ignacio), Topics Sharks, Fishes, Requins, Poissons, Haie (Ordnung), Bestimmungsbuch, Poissons, Poissons, Fishes, Sharks, Haie (Ordnung), Bestimmungsbuch Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China.

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Which species of sharks live within nautical miles of North American shores, and what do we know about them. José I. Castro's The Sharks of North America is the first comprehensive book in sixty years to address these questions, and it does so with unrivaled authority and aesthetic : $ The Copper Shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus) is a coastal species that can grow up to m ( ft) long.

It is a “requiem shark” (family Carcharhinidae), which are large sharks like the tiger shark that are usually found in warm seas.

This one is also known by many other common names including narrowtooth shark, bronze shark, cocktail. The Sharks of North America is a reference work that will serve as the standard work on sharks for the twenty-first century.

This book covers the entire body of knowledge about each North American species, and dispels the numerous myths found in the scientific and popular literatures. The Sharks of North America is a reference work that will serve as the standard work on sharks for the twenty-first century.

This book covers the entire body of knowledge about each North American species, and dispels the numerous myths found in the scientific and popular literatures/5(9).

Which species of sharks live within nautical miles of North American shores, and what do we know about them.

Jose I. Castro's The Sharks of North America is the first comprehensive book in sixty years to address these questions, and it does so with unrivaled authority and aesthetic detail.5/5(4).

Many are only found in the deeper waters miles out from the coast. About a third of the sharks listed above are only found in deep water including the Portuguese Dogfish, Black Dogfish, Kitefin Shark and Gulper Sharks.

Some are only summer visitors. Blue sharks and shortfin makos are only sighted in the summer months during their migratory season.Where found: Great white sharks live in almost all coastal and offshore waters which have water temperature between 12 and 24 °C (54 and 75 °F), with greater concentrations in the United States (Atlantic Northeast and California), South Africa, Japan, Oceania, Chile, and the Mediterranean.

One of the densest known populations is found around.U was the first German submarine—the first of many—to go hunting in American waters in World War II. For seven months, from mid-January to early AugustGerman U-boats would take control of America’s East Coast waters, sinking freighters and oil and gasoline tankers—anything and everything steaming off the coast.