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  • Bass, A. J., J. D. D'Aubrey, and N. Kistnasamy. 1973. Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. I. The genus Carcharhinus (Carcharhinidae). S. Afr. Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (33), 168 p.
  • Bass, A. J., J. D. D'Aubrey, and N. Kistnasamy. 1975. Sharks of the east coast of Southern Africa. II. The families Scyliorhinidae and Pseudotriakidae. S. Afr. Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (37), 64 p.
  • Bass, A. J., J. D. D'Aubrey, and N. Kistnasamy. 1975. Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. III. The families Carcharhinidae (excluding Mustelus and Carcharhinus) and Sphyrnidae. S. Afr. Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (38), 100 p.
  • Bass, A. J., J. D. D'Aubrey, and N. Kistnasamy. 1975. Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. IV. The families Odontaspididae, Scapanorhynchidae, Isuridae, Cetorhinidae, Alopiidae, Orectolobidae and Rhiniodontidae. S. Afr. Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (39), 102 p.
  • Bass, A. J., J. D. D'Aubrey, and N. Kistnasamy. 1975. Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. V. The families Hexanchidae, Chlamydoselachidae, Heterodontidae, Pristiophoridae, and Squatinidae. S. Afr. Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (38), 50 p.
  • Bass, A. J., J. D. D'Aubrey, and N. Kistnasamy. 1976. Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. VI. The families Oxynotidae, Squalidae, Dalatiidae and Echinorhinidae. S. Afr. Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (45), 103 p.
  • Budker, P., and P. Whitehead. 1971. The life of sharks. Columbia Univ. Press, N. Y., 222 pp.
    Cliff, G., and R. B. Wilson. 1986. Natal Sharks Board's field guide to sharks and other marine animals. Natal Sharks Board, Umhlanga Rocks, 57 pp.
  • Compagno, L. J. V. 1973. Interrelationships of living elasmo- branchs. In P.H. Greenwood, R. Miles, and C. Patterson, eds., Interrelationships of fishes. London, Academic Press: 15- 61.
  • Compagno, L. J. V. 1977. Phyletic relationhips of living sharks and rays. In R.G. Northcutt, ed. Recent advances in the biology of sharks. Amer. Zool. 17(2): 303-322.
  • Compagno, L. J. V. 1981. Legend versus reality: the Jaws image and shark diversity. Oceanus, 24(4): 5-16.
    Compagno, L. J. V. 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4, Sharks of the World. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125. vol. 4, pt. 1-2, 655 pp. FAO, Rome. the United Nations.
  • Compagno, L. J. V. 1984. Chimaeras. Sharks. In W. Fischer, and G. Bianchi, eds. FAO species identification sheets for fisheries purposes. Western Indian Ocean. Fishing Area 51. vol. 5, 272 pp. FAO, Rome.
  • Compagno, L. J. V. 1986. Sharks of the eastern Cape coast. J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol., Ichthos Field Guide (1): 27 pp.
  • Compagno, L. J. V., and M. Smale. 1988, in press. Sharks and their relatives. in Payne, A. I. L., and R. J. M. Crawford, eds., Oceans of life off Southern Africa. Vlaeberg Pub., Cape Town, Chp.20, pt. 1.
  • Cook, S., ed. 1987. Sharks. An Inquiry into Biology, Behavior, Fisheries, and Use. Oregon State U., 237 pp.
    D'Aubrey, J. D. 1964. Preliminary guide to the sharks found off the east coast of South Africa. S. Afr. Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (8): 1-95, figs. 1-22, pl. 1-28.
  • Davies, D. H. 1963. Shark attack and its relationship to temperature, beach patronage and the seasonal abundance of dangerous sharks. S. African Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (6): 1-43, pls. 1-7.
  • Davies, D. H. 1964. About sharks and shark attack. Shuter and Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 257 pp.
  • Davies, D. H., and G. D. Campbell. 1962. The aetiology, clinical pathology and treatment of shark attack (based on observations in Natal, South Africa). J. Roy. Nav. Med. Ser. 48(3): 2-28.
  • Davis, B., and G. Cliff. 1988. In defense of shark nets. African Wildlife 42(3): 173.
  • Garrick, J. A. F. 1982. Sharks of the genus Carcharhinus. Nat. Ocean. Atmosph. Adm. USA, Tech. Rep., Nat. Mar. Fish. Serv. Circ.(445), 194 p.
  • Gilbert, P. W., ed. 1963. Sharks and survival. D. C. Heath, Boston. xiv, 578 pp.
  • Gilbert, P. W., R. F. Mathewson, & D. P. Rall, eds. 1967. Sharks, skates and rays. 624 p. Johns Hopkins Press, Maryland, 624 pp.
  • Hodgson, E. S., and R. F. Mathewson, eds. 1979. Sensory biology of sharks, skates and rays. Office Nav. Res. Arlington, Virginia, xii, 666 pp.
  • Lineaweaver, T.H., III, and R. H. Backus. 1969. The natural history of sharks. J. B. Lippencott Co., Philadelphia, N.Y., 256 pp.
  • Mara, J. 1986. A fisherman's tale. Fifty years of angling along the Natal coast. Angler's Publ. Prom., Umhlanga Rocks, Natal. 92 pp.
  • Moss, S. A. 1984. Sharks. An introduction for the amateur naturalist. Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, i-x, 1-246.
    Natal Anti-Shark Measures Board. 1985. Sharks - a study on the ocean's supreme predators and the role of the anti-shark measures board. Nasta Printers, Natal. 32 pp.
  • Richards, H. 1988. The net effect. Shark nets and the inshore ecosystem. African Wildlife 42(3): 166-171.
  • Smith, J. L. B. 1961. Are we on the right road with sharks? Field and Tide, 3(6): 18-20, 29.
  • Smith, J. L. B. 1965. The sea fishes of southern Africa. 5th Edition. Central News Agency Ltd. 580 pp.
  • Smith, M. M. 1975. Common and scientific names of the fishes of southern Africa. Part I. Marine fishes. J. L. B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. Spec. Pub. (14), 178 pp.
  • Smith, M. M., and P. C. Heemstra, eds. 1986. Smith's sea fishes. Macmillian, South Africa, 1047 pp.
  • Springer, S. 1960. Natural history of the sandbar shark, Eulamia milberti. Fish. Bull. Fish Wildl. Serv. 61, 38 p.
  • Springer, S. 1979. A revision of the catsharks, family Scyliorhinidae. NOAA Tech. Rep., NMFS Circ. (422), 152 pp.
  • Stevens, J. D., cons. ed. 1987. Sharks. Golden Press Pty. Ltd., Australia, 240 pp.
  • Van der Elst, R. 1979. A proliferation of small sharks in the shore-based Natal sports fishery. Env. Biol. Fish., (4): 349-362.
  • Van der Elst, R. 1988. A guide to the common sea fishes of Southern Africa. Second edition. C. Struik, Cape Town, 398 pp.
  • Van der Elst, and R. Vermeulen. 1986. Sharks and stingrays. C. Struik, Cape Town, 64 pp.
  • Wallace, J. H. 1967. The batoid fishes of the east coast of southern Africa. Part I: Sawfishes and guitarfishes. S. African Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (15): 1-32, fig. 1-15.
  • Wallace, J. H. 1967. The batoid fishes of the east coast of southern Africa. Part II: Manta, eagle, duckbill, cownose, butterfly and sting rays. S. African Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (16): 1-56, fig. 1-24.
  • Wallace, J. H. 1967. The batoid fishes of the east coast of southern Africa. Part III: Skates and electric rays. S. African Ass. Mar. Biol. Res., Oceanogr. Res. Inst., Invest. Rep. (17): 1-62.
  • Wallett, T. 1983. Shark attack in Southern African waters and treatment of victims. Struik Pub., Cape Town. Pp. 1-184.
  • Zahuranec, B. J., ed. 1983. Shark repellants from the sea. New perspectives. AAAS Selected Symposium (83), 210 pp.

 

   
   
 

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