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First record of Carcharhinus leucas from Tonga, South Pacific


Brunnschweiler, Jürg Michael; Compagno, Leonard J V (2008). First record of Carcharhinus leucas from Tonga, South Pacific. Marine Biodiversity Records, 1:e51.

Abstract

Based on direct observation of a free-ranging specimen and access to a jaw from a caught animal, the bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas, is reported from Tonga, South Pacific, for the first time. This finding extends the known geographical distribution of this species in the South Pacific.

Abstract

Based on direct observation of a free-ranging specimen and access to a jaw from a caught animal, the bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas, is reported from Tonga, South Pacific, for the first time. This finding extends the known geographical distribution of this species in the South Pacific.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Zoology (former)
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
590 Animals (Zoology)
Language:English
Date:January 2008
Deposited On:11 Feb 2008 12:14
Last Modified:21 May 2024 12:06
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
ISSN:1755-2672
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755267207005635
Related URLs:http://www.mba.ac.uk/ (Organisation)
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