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10172
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Professor Frank Schwartz, a researcher at the University of North Carolina's Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City, has studied sharks off North Carolina's coast for forty-one years.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 8, Jan 2008, p78-82, il, por Periodical Website
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16873
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Latham reports on netting sharks to gather data for fisheries management.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Spring 2011, p24-28, il Periodical Website
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19685
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Between 1965 and 2011, a total of 113 bull sharks have been recorded in North Carolina waters, including Pamlico Sound and the Cape Fear River. The article includes methods of recording, observations, and discussion. There have been forty-one shark attacks in the state's waters between 1870 and 2011. Bull sharks were involved in nine of these between 1990 and 2011, and all victims survived, except one who was killed near Avon on the Outer Banks.
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24053
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Typically, North Carolina beaches only report one or two shark bites per year. 2015 has been an unusual year with eight beachgoers receiving shark bites in the months of June and July. Shark researchers at UNC Chapel Hill and East Carolina University describe their findings regarding changes in shark breeding and feeding patterns, while also discussing how this relates to the sharp increase in bites.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2015, p18-23, il, por Periodical Website
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25034
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Sharks seem to have a unique quality in their cartilage proteins which inhibits the growth of tumors. Research is currently being done to discover if this could be a possible solution to cancer.
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28424
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Spinner sharks and blacktip sharks make jumps and spinning leaps out of the water. Examination of these sharks in North Carolina suggests that this behavior may occur in response to abrupt ocean water temperatures.
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28396
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Long term long-line shark catch variations at two Onslow Bay, North Carolina sites were examined for differences in catches by sites and tidal stages. Catches were highly different between sites, but catches by tidal stage were not different.
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28267
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This report is the only known in-situ observation of a frill shark off eastern North America. The frill shark was observed and videotaped in the deep-waters of Blake Plateau, Georgia from a manned submersible.
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Kelcee L. Smith and Annmarie Fearing’s Summer 2017 research study's goal: to understand how the factor of genetic diversity could have contributed to the sawfish’s declining population. With a greater understanding, the authors hope to contribute to this creature’s conservation.
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