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Literature Cited in 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List the Caribbean Electric Ray Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

(79 FR 4877, January 30, 2014)

Acevedo, K. , J. Bohórquez-Herrera, F. Moreno, C. Moreno, E. Molina, M. Grijlaba-Bendeck, and P. Gómez-Canchong. 2007a. Aspectos reproductivos de tres Rajiformes capturados incidentalmente en la pesqueria camaronera de arrastre en el Mar Caribe de Colombia. Gulf and Fisheries Institute 58:219-225.

Acevedo, K. , J. Bohórquez-Herrera, F. Moreno, C. Moreno, E. Molina, M. Grijlaba-Bendeck, and P. Gómez-Canchong. 2007b. Sharks and rays (subclass Elasmobranchii) discarded from commercial shrimp trawlers at the Caribbean Sea of Columbia. Acta biol. Colombia 12(2):69-80.

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Carvalho, M.R. , M.E. McCord, and R.A. Myers. 2007. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Narcine bancroftii.

García, V.B. , L.O. Lucifora, and R.A. Myers. 2008. The importance of habitat and life history to extinction risk in sharks, skates, rays and chimaeras. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275:83-89. Cited as 2007 in petition and 2010 in Federal Register

Grijlaba-Bendeck, M. , C. Polo-Silva, and A. Acero. 2007. An approximation of batoid abundance from artesian fishery, Santa Marta (Colombia). Bol. Invest. Mar. Cost. 36:51-268.

Grijlaba-Bendeck, M. , C. Polo-Silva, K. Acevedo, F. Moreno, and D. Mojica. 2012. Latin American Journal of Research 40(2):300-312.

McEachran, J.D. and Carvalho, M.R. 2002. Batoid fishes. American Museum of Natural History. New York, U.S.A. 24 pages.

Moreno, F. , K. Acevedo, M. Grijalba-Bendeck, A. Acero, and J. Paramo. Reproduction of the electric ray Narcine bancroftii (Torpediniformes: Narcinidae) in Santa Marta, Colombian Caribbean. Latin America Journal of Aquatic Research 38(1):27-36.

Press, M. 2010. Lesser Electric Ray. Florida Museum of Natural History.

Rudloe, A. 1989. Habitat preferences, movement, size frequency patterns and reproductive seasonality of the lesser electric ray, Narcine brasiliensis. Northeast Gulf Science. 10(2):103-112.

Shepherd, T.D. and R.A. Myers. 2005. Direct and indirect fishery effects on small coastal elasmobranchs in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Ecology Letters 8:1095-1104.

Smith, C.L. 1997. Lesser Electric Ray. National Audubon Society. Field Guide to Tropical Marine Fishes of the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the Bahamas, and Bermuda. 1st. New York, NY: Chanticleer Press, Inc.

Steele, P. , T.M. Bert, K.H. Johnston, and S. Levett. 2002. Efficiency of bycatch reduction devices in small otter trawls used in the Florida shrimp fishery. Fisheries Bulletin 100:338-350.

Tricas, T.C. , K.Deacon, P. Last, J.E. McCosker, T.I. Walker, and L. Taylor. 1997. Lesser Electric Ray. The Nature Company Guides: Sharks and Rays. 1st. San Francisco, CA: Weldon Owen Pty. Ltd.