Genetic data show that Carcharhinus tilstoni is not confined to the tropics, highlighting the importance of a multifaceted approach to species identification

J. J. Boomer*, V. Peddemors, A. J. Stow

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This study shows a range extension for the Australian blacktip shark Carcharhinus tilstoni, which was believed to be restricted to Australia's tropical waters, of >1000 km into temperate waters, revealing its vulnerability to a wider commercial fishery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1165-1172
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Fish Biology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010


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