Special Issue: Age and Growth of Chondrichthyan Fishes: New Methods, Techniques and Analysis

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5569-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-5570-6 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-v

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    Pages 209-210

    Acknowledgment of referees

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    Pages 211-228

    Age and growth studies of chondrichthyan fishes: the need for consistency in terminology, verification, validation, and growth function fitting

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    Pages 229-239

    Age and growth of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus, in Hawaiian waters through vertebral analysis

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    Pages 241-252

    A re-examination of the age and growth of sand tiger sharks, Carcharias taurus, in the western North Atlantic: the importance of ageing protocols and use of multiple back-calculation techniques

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    Pages 253-264

    Comparing external and internal dorsal-spine bands to interpret the age and growth of the giant lantern shark, Etmopterus baxteri (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae)

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    Pages 265-272

    The potential use of caudal thorns as a non-invasive ageing structure in the thorny skate (Amblyraja radiata Donovan, 1808)

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    Pages 273-277

    Terminology for the ageing of chondrichthyan fish using dorsal-fin spines

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    Pages 279-292

    Do differences in life history exist for blacktip sharks, Carcharhinus limbatus, from the United States South Atlantic Bight and Eastern Gulf of Mexico?

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    Pages 293-300

    Evidence of two-phase growth in elasmobranchs

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    Pages 301-308

    Two Bayesian methods for estimating parameters of the von Bertalanffy growth equation

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    Pages 309-315

    A critical appraisal of marginal increment analysis for assessing temporal periodicity in band formation among tropical sharks

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    Pages 317-325

    Elemental signatures in the vertebral cartilage of the round stingray, Urobatis halleri, from Seal Beach, California

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    Pages 327-336

    Bomb dating and age validation using the spines of spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias)

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    Pages 337-353

    Investigations of Δ14C, δ 13C, and δ 15N in vertebrae of white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) from the eastern North Pacific Ocean

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    Pages 355-366

    Application of bomb radiocarbon chronologies to shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus) age validation

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    Pages 367-383

    Validated age and growth estimates for the shortfin mako, Isurus oxyrinchus, in the North Atlantic Ocean

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    Pages 385-400

    Validated age and growth of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus (Nardo 1827) in the waters off Western Australia

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    Pages 401-406

    Analysis of variability in vertebral morphology and growth ring counts in two Carcharhinid sharks

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    Pages 407-421

    Morphometric minefields—towards a measurement standard for chondrichthyan fishes