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Common thresher shark



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the July 2004 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinusDate: 21 July 2004Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark tagging



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark is being leadered into the shark cradle at the stern of the NOAA Ship David Starr Jordan. This shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the 2006 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 30 June 2006Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark tagging



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the July 2004 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands. This shark gets its name from its long, scythe-like tail.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 2 July 2004Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark tagging



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the July 2004 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands. This shark gets its name from its long, scythe-like tail.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 2 July 2004Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark, tagging



Alopias vulpinus
Dr. Russ Vetter holds this adult common thresher shark, which was caught, tagged, and released alive during the July 2004 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands. This shark gets its name from its long, scythe-like tail.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 2 July 2004Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark tagging



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark is being worked on in the shark cradle attached to the stern of the NOAA Ship David Starr Jordan. This shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the July 2004 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands. This shark gets its name from its long, scythe-like tail.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 3 July 2004Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark tagging



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the 2006 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 30 June 2006Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the 2006 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands. This shark gets its name from its long, scythe-like tail.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 30 June 2006Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the 2009 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands. The hose in the sharks mouth pumps seawater across the gills so that the shark can breathe during the tagging operation.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 24 August 2009Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the 2009 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands. The hose in the sharks mouth pumps seawater across the gills so that the shark can breathe during the tagging operation.Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 24 August 2009Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program

Common thresher shark



Alopias vulpinus
This adult common thresher shark was caught, tagged, and released alive during the 2009 Juvenile Shark Survey off of the Channel Islands. The top lobe of a thresher shark's caudal fin can be as long as the body of the shark itself.P>Key words: common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, tagging Date: 24 August 2009Contact: SWFSC Large Pelagics Program