Edit the description's bibliography (Lizard Island Field Guide)

References that assist with identification

  • Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene (1990). Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Other references

  • Coetzee, M.L., N.J. Smit, A.S. Grutter and A.J. Davies (2009). Gnathia trimaculata n. sp. (Crustacea: Isopoda: Gnathiidae), an ectoparasite found parasitising requiem sharks from off Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Systematic Parasitology, 72: 97-112. LIRS catalog number 1232.
  • Frisch, A.J., M. Ireland, J.R. Rizzari, O.M. Lonnstedt, K.A. Magnenat, C.E. Mirbach and J.-P.A. Hobbs (2016). Reassessing the trophic role of reef sharks as apex predators on coral reefs. Coral Reefs, 35: 459-472. LIRS catalog number 1981.
  • Gleeson, R. and R. Adlard (2011). Morphological and genetic analysis of three new species of Ceratomyxa The┬┤lohan, 1892 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) from carcharhinid sharks off Australia. Systematic Parasitology, 80: 117-124. LIRS catalog number 1434.
  • Haine, O.S., P.V. Ridd and R.J. Rowe (2001). Range of electrosensory detection of prey by Carcharhinus melanopterus and Himantura granulata, Mar Freshw Res, 52: 291-6. LIRS catalog number 90006.
  • Martin, R.A. (2007). A review of shark agonistic displays: comparison of display features and implications for shark-human interactions, Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 40: 3-34. LIRS catalog number 90001.
  • Miquel, J. and Z. Swiderski (2013). Spermatological characteristics of the Trypanorhyncha inferred from new ultrastructural data on species of Tentaculariidae, Eutetrarhynchidae, and Progrillotiidae. Comptes Rendues Biologies, 336: 65-72. LIRS catalog number 1732.
  • Papastamatiou, Y.P., B.M. Wetherbee, C.G. Lowe and G.L. Crow (2006). Distribution and diet of four species of carcharhinid shark in the Hawaiian Islands: evidence for resource partitioning and competitive exclusion, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 320: 239-251. LIRS catalog number 90003.
  • Porcher, I.F. (2005). On the gestation period of the blackfin reef shark, Carcharhinus melanopterus, in waters off Moorea, French Polynesia, Marine Biology, 146: 1207-1211. LIRS catalog number 90007.
  • Quinn, N.J. and B.L. Kojis (1990). Are divers destroying the Great Barrier Reef's Cod Hole? "Diving for Science, Proceedings of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences 10th Annual Scientific Diving Symposium". : 303-309. LIRS catalog number 285.
  • Rizzari, J.R. (2015). Trophic impact of large predators on coral reefs and management implications, PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 2149.
  • Robertson, D.R. (1983). On the spawning behavior and spawning cycles of eight surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae) from the Indo-Pacific, Environmental Biology of Fishes, 9(3/4): 193-223. LIRS catalog number 54.
  • Stevens, J.D. and K.J. McLoughlin (1991). Distribution, size and sex composition, reproductive biology and diet of sharks from northern Australia, Marine and Freshwater Research, 42: 151-199. LIRS catalog number 90004.