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Caribbean sharpnose shark - Coast of French Guiana to the Orinoco delta
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 1999
Caribbean sharpnose shark - Coast of French Guiana to the Orinoco delta
Fact Sheet Citation  
Caribbean sharpnose shark - Coast of French Guiana to the Orinoco delta (4.18579°N, 51.61377° W - 8.64761° N, 60.35913° W)
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Species:
FAO Names: en - Caribbean sharpnose shark, fr - Requin aiguille antillais, es - Cazón picudo antillano
Geographic extent of Caribbean sharpnose shark - Coast of French Guiana to the Orinoco delta
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Reference year: 1997
 
 
Biological State and Trend
 

Equilibrium.
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Soft bottom clean sand; Soft bottom muddy or muddy-sand.   Depth zone: Shelf - Deep shelf (100 m - 200 m).   Horizontal distribution: Littoral; Neritic.   Vertical distribution: Pelagic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Shared between nations

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: No
Bibliography
 
“Shark fisheries in the Caribbean: status of their management including issues of concern in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Dominica. In Case studies of the management of elasmobranch fisheries” C. Chan A Shing 1999 FAO Fish. Tech Paper No. 378/1 FAO Click to openhttp://www.fao.org/DOCREP/003/X2097E/X2097E00.HTM
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