Ebert, David A.

Biology of Skates

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Table of contents

1. Preface: Biology of skates
David A. Ebert, James A. Sulikowski

2. Biodiversity and systematics of skates (Chondrichthyes: Rajiformes: Rajoidei)
David A. Ebert, Leonard J. V. Compagno

3. Southern African skate biodiversity and distribution
Leonard J. V. Compagno, David A. Ebert

4. Food habits of the sandpaper skate, Bathyraja kincaidii (Garman, 1908) off central California: seasonal variation in diet linked to oceanographic conditions
Christopher S. Rinewalt, David A. Ebert, Gregor M. Cailliet

5. Food habits of the longnose skate, Raja rhina (Jordan and Gilbert, 1880), in central California waters
Heather J. Robinson, Gregor M. Cailliet, David A. Ebert

6. Dietary comparisons of six skate species (Rajidae) in south-eastern Australian waters
Michelle A. Treloar, Laurie J. B. Laurenson, John D. Stevens

7. Comparative feeding ecology of four sympatric skate species off central California, USA
Joseph J. Bizzarro, Heather J. Robinson, Christopher S. Rinewalt, David A. Ebert

8. Standardized diet compositions and trophic levels of skates (Chondrichthyes: Rajiformes: Rajoidei)
David A. Ebert, Joseph J. Bizzarro

9. Normal embryonic development in the clearnose skate, Raja eglanteria, with experimental observations on artificial insemination
Carl A. Luer, Cathy J. Walsh, Ashby B. Bodine, Jennifer T. Wyffels

10. Endocrinological investigation into the reproductive cycles of two sympatric skate species, Malacoraja senta and Amblyraja radiata, in the western Gulf of Maine
Jeff Kneebone, Darren E. Ferguson, James A. Sulikowski, Paul C. W. Tsang

11. Morphological variation in the electric organ of the little skate (Leucorajaerinacea) and its possible role in communication during courtship
Jason M. Morson, John F. Morrissey

12. Reproductive biology of Rioraja agassizi from the coastal southwestern Atlantic ecosystem between northern Uruguay (34°S) and northern Argentina (42°S)
Jorge H. Colonello, Mirta L. García, Carlos A. Lasta

13. Profiling plasma steroid hormones: a non-lethal approach for the study of skate reproductive biology and its potential use in conservation management
James A. Sulikowski, William B. Driggers, G. Walter Ingram, Jeff Kneebone, Darren E. Ferguson, Paul C. W. Tsang

14. Age and growth estimates for the smooth skate, Malacoraja senta, in the Gulf of Maine
Lisa J. Natanson, James A. Sulikowski, Jeff R. Kneebone, Paul C. Tsang

15. Age, growth, maturity, and mortality of the Alaska skate, Bathyraja parmifera, in the eastern Bering Sea
Mary Elizabeth Matta, Donald R. Gunderson

16. Age and growth of the roughtail skate Bathyraja trachura (Gilbert 1892) from the eastern North Pacific
Chanté D. Davis, Gregor M. Cailliet, David A. Ebert

17. Age and growth of big skate (Raja binoculata) and longnose skate (R. rhina) in the Gulf of Alaska
Christopher M. Gburski, Sarah K. Gaichas, Daniel K. Kimura

Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

Publication year
Natural Sciences

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