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Ichthyological Research

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 193–198 | Cite as

Confirmation of blacktip shark,Carcharhinus limbatus, in the Ryukyu Islands and notes on possible absence ofC. melanopterus in Japanese waters

  • Kazunari Yano
  • John F. Morrissey
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Blacktip shark Carcharhinus limbatus Carcharhinus melanopterus Ryukyu Islands 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazunari Yano
    • 1
  • John F. Morrissey
    • 2
  1. 1.Ishigaki Tropical StationSeikai National Fisheries Research InstituteOkinawaJapan
  2. 2.Department of BiologyHofstra UniversityHempsteadUSA

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