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 (2008). A new gnathiid (Crustacea: Isopoda) parasitizing two species of requiem sharks from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Journal of Parasitology, 94: 608-615. LIRS catalog number 1136.
  • 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.
  • Frisch, A.J. and J.R. Rizzari (2019). Parks for sharks: human exclusion areas outperform no-take marine reserves. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, doi:10.1002/fee.2003. LIRS catalog number 2382.
  • 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.
  • Rizzari, J.R., A.J. Frisch, A.S. Hoey and M.I. McCormick (2014). Not worth the risk: apex predators suppress herbivory on coral reefs, Oikos, doi: 10.1111/oik.01318: 1-8. LIRS catalog number 1759.
  • Robbins, W.D. (2006). Abundance, demography and population structure of the grey reef shark (Carcharinus amblyrhynchos) and the whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus) (Family Carcharhinidae), Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Australia. LIRS catalog number 988.
  • Robbins, W.D., M. Hisano, S.R. Connolly and J.H. Choat (2006). Ongoing collapse of coral-reef shark populations, Current Biology, 16: 2314-2319. LIRS catalog number 993.
  • 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.
  • Whitney, N.M., H.L. Pratt Jr and J.C. Carrier (2004). Group courtship, mating behaviour and siphon sac function in the Whitetip Reef Shark, Triaenodon obesus, Animal Behaviour, 68: 1435-1442. LIRS catalog number 90008.
  • Zeller, D.C. (1996). Patterns of movement of Plectropomus leopardus (Serranidae) in relation to spawning aggregations and marine protected areas, as determined by ultrasonic telemetry, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 511.