References Corresponding to the Distribution Table of Megamouth Sharks

1 Taylor, L. R.; Compagno, L. J. V., and Struhsaker, P. J. 1983. Megamouth - a new species, genus, and family of lamnoid shark (Megachasma pelagios, family Megachasmidae) from the Hawaiian Islands. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 43(8):87-110.
2 Lavenberg, R. J. and Seigel, J. A. 1985. The Pacific's megamystery- Megamouth. Terra, 23:30-31. (Los Angeles County Museum)
3 Berra, T. M. and Hutchins, J. B. 1990. A specimen of megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios (Megachasmidae) from Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus., 14(4): 651-656.
4 Nakaya, K. 1989. Discovery of a megamouth shark from Japan. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology, 36(1): 144-146.
5 Miya, M., Hirosawa, M., and Mochizuki, K. 1992. Occurrence of a megachasmid shark in Suruga Bay: photographic evidence. J. Nat. Hist. Must. Inst., Chiba, 2: 41-44.
6 Lavenberg, R. J. 1991. Megamania- the continuing saga of megamouth sharks. Terra, 30: 30-39.
7 Yano, K., Morrissey, J. F., Yabumoto, Y., and Nakaya, K., (eds.). 1997. Biology of the Megamouth Shark. Japan: Tokai University Press, 195 p.
8 Séret, B. 1995. First record of a megamouth shark (Chondrichthyes Megachasmidae) in the Atlantic Ocean, off Senegal. Cybium. 19: 425-427.
9 Amorim, A. F.; Arfeli, C. A. and Castro, J. I. 2000. Description of a juvenile megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios, caught off Brazil. Environm. Biol. Fishes.59 (2): 117-123.
Amorim, A. F., Fagundes, L., Arfelli, C. A., and Costa, F. E. S. 1995. Occurrence of megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983, in the Atlantic. VII Reunião do Grupo de Trabalho sobre pesca e pesquisa de tubarões e raias no Brasil. Rio Grande do Sul.
10 Yano, K.; Yabumoto, Y.; Tanaka, S.; Tsukada, O., and Furuta, M. 1997. Capture of a mature female megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios, from Mie, Japan, p. 335-349. In: Séret, B. and J.-Y. Sire (eds.). Proceedings of the 5th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference, Nouméa 1999. Soc. Fr. Ictyol.; Paris.
11 Elizaga, E. T. and Morrissey, J. F. Capture of megamouth #11 in the Philippines. Philippine J. Sci. (1999?)
12 Yano, K., Tsukada, O. and M. Furuta. 1998. Capture of megamouth shark number 12 from Atawa, Mie, Japan. Ichthyological Research 45 (4): 424-426.
13 Pietro Pecchioni and Carla Benoldi (
14 Don Petersen (
15 Don Petersen (
16 Sopana Boonyapiwat and Chavalit Vidthayanon (
17 Dr. Malcolm Smale (
18 Edward B. Yasay (
19 Gary Robbins, Orange County Register (
20 Newspaper translation by Victor Lin (
21 Masami Furuta, Toba Aquarium, Japan - personal communication
22 Miguel Romero and Justo Liza Santa Cruz (
23 Lumba Lumba Dive Centre (
24 Hiroshi Osedo, The Courier-Mail (
25 Masami Furuta, Toba Aquarium, Japan - personal communication, Ajiro Newspaper (
26 TU Bagarinao, Curator SEAFDEC FishWorld, SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department, Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines (
27 Masami Furuta, Toba Aquarium, Japan (
28 Elson T. Elizaga (
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29 John Y. Wang and Shih-Chu Yang (
30 John Y. Wang and Shih-Chu Yang (
31 John Y. Wang and Shih-Chu Yang (
32 John Y. Wang and Shih-Chu Yang (
33 Victor Lin (
34 Visayan Daily Star (
Ian Sala of the Bayawan City Department of Agriculture (
35 Angelilah Cabig and Mr. Edward B. Yasay (
36 Victor Lin (
37 Alex Buttigieg ("Sharkman") (
38 José Leonardo Castillo-Geniz (
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39 B.A. Parco in the Cebu Daily News, 05/30/07 (
40 Victor Linn, pers. communication (
41 Ian Joey Tajonera, pers. communication (
42 Victor Lin, pers. communication
43 Victor Lin, pers. communication
44 Ian Joey Tajonera, pers. communication (
45 Elson Q. Aca, World Wide Fund For Nature - Philippines (
46 Victor Lin, pers. communication (
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48 Escobedo Fernando Camacho, El Mexicano: November 6, 2010 (
49 Victor Lin, pers. communication (
50 Victor Lin, pers. communication (