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Length-weight relationships of sharks caught by artisanal fisheries from southeastern Brazil

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  • F. S. Motta,

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    1. Laboratório de Pesquisa em Elasmobrânquios, Campus Experimental do Litoral Paulista, Universidade Estadual Paulista, São Vicente, Brazil
    • Author's address: Fabio S. Motta, Laboratório de Pesquisa em Elasmobrânquios, Campus Experimental do Litoral Paulista, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Praça Infante Dom Henrique, s/no, Parque Bitaru, CEP: 11330-900, São Vicente, São Paulo, Brazil.

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  • F. P. Caltabellotta,

    1. Laboratório de Pesquisa em Elasmobrânquios, Campus Experimental do Litoral Paulista, Universidade Estadual Paulista, São Vicente, Brazil
    2. Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Campus de Botucatu, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
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  • R. C. Namora,

    1. Instituto de Pesca, Santos, Brazil
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  • O. B. F. Gadig

    1. Laboratório de Pesquisa em Elasmobrânquios, Campus Experimental do Litoral Paulista, Universidade Estadual Paulista, São Vicente, Brazil
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Summary

Presented are the length-weight relationships for eight shark species (Families Carcharhinidae and Sphyrnidae) caught by the small-scale fishery in southeastern Brazil, from July 1996 to December 2003.

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