Longline-caught blue shark (Prionace glauca): factors affecting the numbers available for live release*

Diaz, Guillermo A. and Serafy, Joseph E. (2005) Longline-caught blue shark (Prionace glauca): factors affecting the numbers available for live release*. Fishery Bulletin, 103(4), p. 720.

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Abstract

The blue shark (Prionace glauca) is an oceanic species that occurs in temperate and tropical waters around the globe (Robins and Ray, 1986). This species is a major bycatch of pelagic longline fleets that operate to supply the world’s growing demand for tunas and swordfish (Xiphias gladius) (Stevens, 1992; Bailey et al., 1996; Francis, 1998; Francis et al., 2001; Macias and de la Serna, 2002); numerically, the blue shark is the top nontarget species captured by the U.S. longline pelagic Atlantic fleet (Beerkircher et al.

Item Type: Article
Title: Longline-caught blue shark (Prionace glauca): factors affecting the numbers available for live release*
Personal Creator/Author:
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Diaz, Guillermo A.
Serafy, Joseph E.
Refereed: Yes
Journal or Publication Title: Fishery Bulletin
Volume: 103
Number: 4
Page Range: p. 720
Date: 2005
ISSN: 0090-0656
Issuing Agency: United States National Marine Fisheries Service
Subjects: Biology
Ecology
Fisheries
Item ID: 9599
Depositing User: Patti M. Marraro
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2012 14:54
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2013 12:16
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9599

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