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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. http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/63142/0.

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

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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. http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/Gallery/Descript/lesserelectricray/lesserelectricray.html.

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.