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Past Principal Investigators
  • Myers, Ransom - in memoriam
  • Luis O. Lucifora
    Researcher
    Luis O. Lucifora
    Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)
    Centro de Investigaciones Ecológicas Subtropicales
    Centro de Investigaciones del Bosque Atlántico
    Av. Victoria Aguirre Norte 66 Puerto Iguazú
    Misiones N3370AXN Argentina
    Email: luis.lucifora-replace-dal.ca
    Project/Role

    Publications

    Journal Articles

    (19) Garcia, V. B., L. O. Lucifora, and R. A. Myers. The importance of habitat and life history to extinction risk in sharks, skates, rays and chimaeras. Proceedings of the Royal Society B (in press).

    (18) Colonello, J. H.; L. O. Lucifora & A. M. Massa. 2007. Reproduction of the angular angel shark Squatina Guggenheim: geographic differences, reproductive cycle, and sexual dimorphism. ICES Journal of Marine Science 64: 131-140.

    (17) Lucifora, L. O.; V. B. García, R. C. Menni & A. H. Escalante. 2006. Food habits, selectivity, and foraging modes of the school shark, Galeorhinus galeus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 315: 259-270.

    (16) Ruocco, N.; L. O. Lucifora, J. M. Díaz de Astarloa & O. Wöhler. 2006. Reproductive biology and abundance of the white-dotted skate, Bathyraja albomaculata, in the southwest Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science 63: 105-116.

    (15) Lucifora, L. O.; R. C. Menni & A. H. Escalante. 2005. Reproduction, abundance, and feeding habits of the broadnose sevengill shark, Notorynchus cepedianus, in north Patagonia, Argentina. Marine Ecology Progress Series 289: 237-244.

    (14) Lucifora, L. O.; R. C. Menni & A. H. Escalante. 2005. Reproduction and seasonal occurrence of the copper shark, Carcharhinus brachyurus, from north Patagonia, Argentina. ICES Journal of Marine Science 62: 107-115.

    (13) Lucifora, L. O.; R. C. Menni & A. H. Escalante. 2004. Reproductive biology of the school shark, Galeorhinus galeus, off Argentina: support for a single Southwestern Atlantic population with synchronized migratory movements. Environmental Biology of Fishes 71: 199-209.

    (12) Lucifora, L. O. & V. B. García. 2004. Gastropod predation on eggcases of skates (Chondrichthyes, Rajidae) in the Southwestern Atlantic: quantification and life history implications. Marine Biology 145: 917-922.

    (11) Lucifora, L. O.; A. L. Cione, R. C. Menni & A. H. Escalante. 2003. Tooth counts, vicariance, and the distribution of the sand tiger shark, Carcharias taurus. Ecography 26: 567-572.

    (10) Lucifora, L. O. & A. I. Vassallo. 2002. Walking in skates (Chondrichthyes, Rajidae): anatomy, behaviour and analogies to tetrapod locomotion. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 77(1): 35-41.

    (9) Mabragaña, E.; L. O. Lucifora & A. M. Massa. 2002. The reproductive ecology and abundance of Sympterygia bonapartii endemic to the southwest Atlantic. Journal of Fish Biology 60(4): 951-967.

    (8) Lucifora, L. O.; R. C. Menni & A. H. Escalante. 2002. Reproductive ecology and abundance of the sand tiger shark, Carcharias taurus, from the southwestern Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science 59(3): 553-561.

    (7) Lucifora, L. O.; R. C. Menni & A. H. Escalante. 2001. Analysis of dental insertion angles in the sand tiger shark, Carcharias taurus (Chondrichthyes: Lamniformes). Cybium 25(1): 23-31.

    (6) Bremec C., T. Brey, M. Lasta, J. Valero & L. Lucifora. 2000. Zygochlamys patagonica beds on the Argentinian shelf. Part I: Energy flow through the scallop bed community. Archive of Fishery and Marine Research 48(3): 295-303.

    (5) Lucifora, L. O.; J. L. Valero, C. S. Bremec & M. L. Lasta. 2000. Feeding habits and prey selection by the skate Dipturus chilensis (Elasmobranchii: Rajidae) from the south-western Atlantic. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 80: 953-954.

    (4) Díaz de Astarloa, J. M.; D. F. Figueroa, L. O. Lucifora, R. C. Menni, B. L. Prenski & G. Chiaramonte. 1999. New records of the Pacific sleeper shark, Somniosus pacificus (Chondrichthyes: Squalidae) from the southwest Atlantic. Ichthyological Research 46(3): 303-308.

    (3) Lucifora, L. O.; J. L. Valero & V. B. García. 1999. Length at maturity of the greeneye spurdog shark, Squalus mitsukurii (Elasmobranchii: Squalidae) from the SW Atlantic, with comparisons with other regions. Marine and Freshwater Research 50(7): 629-632.

    (2) Iribarne, O.; J. L. Valero, M. M. Martínez, L. O. Lucifora & S. Bachmann. 1998. Predation by shorebirds: an alternative hypothesis to explain the origin of quaternary razor clam shell assemblages in coastal Argentina. Marine Ecology Progress Series 167: 301-306.

    (1) Lucifora, L. O. & R. C. Menni. 1998. First record of a porbeagle shark, Lamna nasus, in brackish waters of Mar Chiquita lagoon, Argentina. Cybium 22(1): 87-88.


    Book Chapters

    (3) Menni, R. C. & L. O. Lucifora. 2007. An appraisal of the report by Einar Lönnberg (1905) on fishes collected by the Swedish South Polar Expedition. In: Antarctic Peninsula & Tierra del Fuego: 100 years of Swedish-Argentine scientific cooperation at the end of the world (J. Rabassa & M. L. Borla, eds.), pp. 77-82. Taylor & Francis, London, UK.

    (2) Massa, A. M.; L. O. Lucifora & N. M. Hozbor. 2004. Condrictios de las regiones costeras bonaerense y uruguaya. In: El Mar Argentino y sus Resursos Pesqueros. Tomo 4. Los Peces Marinos de Interés Pesquero. Caracterización Biológica y Evaluación del Estado de Explotación (R. P. Sánchez & S. I. Veis, eds.), pp. 85-99. Publicaciones Especiales Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Pesquero, Mar del Plata, Argentina. (In Spanish with English abstract).

    (1) Lucifora, L. O. 2001. Sharks and shark fishing in Mar Chiquita. In: Mar Chiquita Biosphere Reserve: Physical, Biological and Ecological Characteristics (O. Iribarne, ed.), pp. 205-206. UNESCO - Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata -Editorial Martin, Mar del Plata, Argentina. (In Spanish with English abstract).

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    Last Updated: 2011-06-19