Accession Number : AD0643061

Title :   SURVEY OF THE POPULATION OF SPECIES OF SHARKS IN PUERTO RICO SUITABLE FOR BEHAVIOR STUDIES.

Descriptive Note : Final progress rept., 16 Jun-15 Nov 65.

Corporate Author : PUERTO RICO UNIV RIO PIEDRAS

Report Date : 15 NOV 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : Species were selected from those living among and outside of the coral reefs and mangrove islands offshore from La Parguera, Puerto Rico, to the insular slope. Data obtained from each shark included species, sex, weight, length from snout to precaudal pit, stomach content, and (in females) number and size of embryos.

Descriptors :   (*SHARKS, DISTRIBUTION), CARIBBEAN SEA, BEHAVIOR, FOOD, MORPHOLOGY(BIOLOGY), REPRODUCTION(PHYSIOLOGY)

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE