Kohler, Nancy E. and Casey, John G. and Turner, Patricia A. (1998) NMFS Cooperative SharkTagging Program, 1962-93: An Atlas of SharkTag and Recapture Data. Marine Fisheries Review, 60(2), pp. 1-87.
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The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Cooperative Shark Tagging Program (CSTP) is part of continuing research directed to the study of the biology of large Atlantic sharks. The CSTP was initiated in 1962 at the Sandy Hook Laboratory in New Jersey under the Department of Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). During the late 1950's and early 1960's, sharks were considered a liability to the economy of resort communities, of little or no commercial value, and a detriment to fishermen in areas where sharks might damage expensive fishing gear or reduce catches of more commercially valuable species.
|Title:||NMFS Cooperative SharkTagging Program, 1962-93: An Atlas of SharkTag and Recapture Data|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Marine Fisheries Review|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-87|
|Issuing Agency:||United States National Marine Fisheries Service|
|Depositing User:||Patti M. Marraro|
|Date Deposited:||14 Aug 2012 20:06|
|Last Modified:||14 Aug 2012 20:06|
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