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Sharks & Rays of New South Wales

Sharks & Rays of New South Wales

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A guide for NSW commercial fishers
A guide for NSW commercial fishers

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Published by: draculavanhelsing on May 26, 2010
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NSW DPI
 
 A guide for NSW commercial fishers
Identifying
 
sharks and rays
 
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Important
I a shark or ray cannot be condentlyidentied using this guide, it isrecommended that either digital images areobtained or the specimen is preserved. Please contact NSW DPI research sta orassistance: phone1300 550 474or  emailinormation-advisory@dpi.nsw.gov.au
Contents
Introduction 4How to use this guide 5Glossary 6-7Key 1 Whaler sharks and other sharks o similar appearance 8-9to whalers – upper precaudal pit presentKey 2 Sharks o similar appearance to whaler sharks no 10precaudal pitKey 3 Mackerel (great white and mako), hammerhead and 11thresher sharks Key 4 Wobbegongs and some other patterned 12bottom-dwelling sharksKey 5 Sawsharks and other long-snouted sharks and rays 13
 
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Sandbar shark 14Bignose shark 15Dusky whaler 16Silky shark 17Oceanic whitetip shark 18 Tiger shark 19Common blacktip shark 20Spinner shark 21Blue shark 22Sliteye shark 23Bull shark 24Bronze whaler 25Weasel shark 26Lemon shark 27Grey nurse shark 28Sandtiger
(Herbst’s nurse)
shark 29Bluntnose sixgill shark 30Bigeye sixgill shark 31Broadnose shark 32Sharpnose sevengill shark 33Dark-tailed dogshes 34White-tailed dogshes 35Southern dogsh 36Harrisson’s dogsh 37Endeavour dogsh 38Gummy shark 39Pencil shark 40School shark 41Great white shark 42Porbeagle 43Shortn mako 44Longn mako 45 Thresher shark 46Pelagic thresher 47Bigeye thresher 48Great hammerhead 49Scalloped hammerhead 50Smooth hammerhead 51Eastern angelshark 52Australian angelshark 53Banded wobbegong 54Ornate wobbegong 55Spotted wobbegong 56Draughtboard shark 57Saddled swellshark 58Whiten swellshark 59Port Jackson shark 60Crested hornshark 61Southern sawshark 62Common sawshark 63Green sawsh 64Shark ray 65Eastern ddler ray 66White-spotted guitarsh 67Eastern shovelnose ray 68Giant shovelnose ray 69Index 70 -71

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