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Japanese Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 357–362 | Cite as

First record of the bigeye sand tiger sharkOdontaspis noronhai from the Pacific Ocean

  • Robert L. Humphreys
  • Robert B. Moffitt
  • Michael P. Seki
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© The Ichthyological Society of Japan 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Humphreys
    • 1
  • Robert B. Moffitt
    • 1
  • Michael P. Seki
    • 1
  1. 1.National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAASouthwest Fisheries Center Honolulu LaboratoryHonoluluUSA

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