Age and Growth of Chondrichthyan Fishes

A critical appraisal of marginal increment analysis for assessing temporal periodicity in band formation among tropical sharks (Rosângela Lessa, Francisco Marcante Santana and Paulo Duarte-Neto) 

A re-examination of the age and growth of sand tiger sharks, Carcharias taurus, in the western North Atlantic: the importance of ageing protocols and use of multiple back-calculation techniques (Kenneth J. Goldman, Steven Branstetter and John A. Musick) 

Age and growth of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus, in Hawaiian waters through vertebral analysis (Jason G. Romine, R. Dean Grubbs and John A. Musick) 

Age and growth studies of chondrichthyan fishes: the need for consistency in terminology, verification, validation, and growth function fitting (Gregor M. Cailliet, Wade D. Smith, Henry F. Mollet and Kenneth J. Goldman) 

Analysis of variability in vertebral morphology and growth ring counts in two Carcharhinid sharks (Andrew N. Piercy, Travis S. Ford, Laura M. Levy and Franklin F. Snelson) 

Application of bomb radiocarbon chronologies to shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus) age validation (Daniele Ardizzone, Gregor M. Cailliet, Lisa J. Natanson, Allen H. Andrews, Lisa A. Kerr and Thomas A. Brown) 

Bomb dating and age validation using the spines of spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) (Steven E. Campana, Cynthia Jones, Gordon A. McFarlane and Sigmund Myklevoll) 

Comparing external and internal dorsal-spine bands to interpret the age and growth of the giant lantern shark, Etmopterus baxteri (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) (Sarah B. Irvine, John D. Stevens and Laurie J. B. Laurenson) 

Do differences in life history exist for blacktip sharks, Carcharhinus limbatus, from the United States South Atlantic Bight and Eastern Gulf of Mexico? (John K. Carlson, James R. Sulikowski and Ivy E. Baremore) 

Elemental signatures in the vertebral cartilage of the round stingray, Urobatis halleri, from Seal Beach, California (Loraine F. Hale, John V. Dudgeon, Andrew Z. Mason and Christopher G. Lowe) 

Evidence of two-phase growth in elasmobranchs (Miguel Araya and Luis A. Cubillos) 

Investigations of Δ 14C, δ 13C, and δ 15N in vertebrae of white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) from the eastern North Pacific Ocean (Lisa A. Kerr, Allen H. Andrews, Gregor M. Cailliet, Thomas A. Brown and Kenneth H. Coale) 

Morphometric minefields—towards a measurement standard for chondrichthyan fishes (Malcolm P. Francis) 

Terminology for the ageing of chondrichthyan fish using dorsal-fin spines (Maurice W. Clarke and Sarah B. Irvine) 

The potential use of caudal thorns as a non-invasive ageing structure in the thorny skate (Amblyraja radiata Donovan, 1808) (Michael J. Gallagher, Marianne J. Green and Conor P. Nolan) 

Two Bayesian methods for estimating parameters of the von Bertalanffy growth equation (Kate I. Siegfried and Bruno Sansó) 

Validated age and growth estimates for the shortfin mako, Isurus oxyrinchus, in the North Atlantic Ocean (Lisa J. Natanson, Nancy E. Kohler, Daniele Ardizzone, Gregor M. Cailliet, Sabine P. Wintner and Henry F. Mollet) 

Validated age and growth of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus (Nardo 1827) in the waters off Western Australia (Rory B. McAuley, Colin A. Simpfendorfer, Glenn A. Hyndes, Rick R. Allison, Justin A. Chidlow, Stephen J. Newman and Rod C. J. Lenanton)