Here is a literature review of published papers on or mentioning the prickly shark (Echinorhinus cookei) as of December 2011.

Aguirre, H., V. J. Madrid, and J. A. Virgen.2002. Presence of Echinorhinus cookei off central Pacific Mexico. J. Fish Biol.61:1403 – 1409.

Anderson ME, Cailliet GM, Antrim BS (1979) Notes on some uncommon deep-sea fishes from the Monterey Bay area,California. Calif Fish Game 65:256–264

Barry, J. P., and N. Maher. 2000. Observationsof the prickly shark, Echinorhinus cookei, from the oxygen minimum zone in Santa Barbara Basin, California. Calif. Fish Game 86:213 – 215.

Bearez, P. 1996. Lista de los peces marinosdel Ecuador continental. Rev. Biol. Trop.44:731 – 741.

Brito, J. L. 2004. Presencia del Tiburon martillo Sphyrna zygaena (Carcharhiniformes: Sphyrnidae) y nuevo registro del Tiburon espinudo Echinorhinus cookei (Squaliformes: Squalidae) en San Antonio, Chile central. Invest. Mar. Valparaiso 32:141 – 144.

Chave, E. H., and B. C. Mundy. 1994. Deepsea benthic fish of the Hawaiian archipelago,Cross Seamount, and Johnston Atoll.Pac. Sci. 48:367 – 409.438 PACIFIC SCIENCE · October 2011

Chavez-Ramos, H., and J. L. Castro-Aguirre.1974. Notas y observaciones sobre la presenciade Echinorhinus cookei Pietschmann,1928, en el Golfo de California, Mexico.An. Esc. Nac. Cienc. Biol. Mex. 21:155 –164.

Chirichigno, N. 1963. Nuevos tiburones para la fauna del Peru. Ministerio de Agricultura,Servicios Pesquerias 19:1 – 20.

Collyer, R. D. 1953. The bramble shark(Echinorhinus brucus) at Guadalupe Island, Mexico. Calif. Fish Game 39:266.

Compagno, L. J. V. 1984. FAO species catalogue.Vol. 4. Sharks of the world: An annotated and llustrated guide of shark speciesknown to date. Part 1. Hexanchiformes to Lamniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125:1 – 249.

Compagno, L. J. V., M. Dando, and S. Fowler. 2005. Sharks of the world. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Compagno, L. J. V., and V. H. Niem. 1998.Echinorhinidae: Bramble sharks. Pages1211 – 1212 in K. E. Carpenter and V. H. Niem, eds. FAO identification guide for fishery purposes: The living marine resourcesof the western central Pacific. FAO, Rome.

Cortes, J., and S. Blum. 2008. Life to 450 mdepth at Isla del Coco, Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 56:189 – 206.

Crane, N. L., and J. N. Heine. 1992. Observationsof the prickly shark (Echinorhinus cookei ) in Monterey Bay, California. Calif. Fish Game 78:166 – 168.

Crow, G. L., C. G. Lowe, and B. M. Wetherbee.1996. Shark records from longlinefishing programs in Hawai‘i with commentson Pacific Ocean distributions. Pac.Sci. 50:382 – 392.

Dawson, C. L., and R. M. Starr. 2009. Movementsof subadult prickly sharks, Echinorhinus cookei, in the Monterey Canyon.Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 386:153 – 262.

Eschmeyer, W. N. 1998. Collection abbreviations.Pages 16 – 22 in W. N. Eschmeyer,ed. Catalog of fishes. Special PublicationNo.1 of the Center for Biodiversity Researchand Information, California Academyof Sciences, San Francisco.

Flores, H., and P. Rojas. 1979. Presencia de Echinorhinus cookei Pietschmann, 1928frente a las costas de Chile (Pisces: Squalidae,Echinorhininae). Invest. Mar. Valparaiso7:41 – 45.

Fourmanoir, P. 1979. Requins de Nouvelle-Caledonie: Nouvelles especes de requinstrouves en Nouvelle-Caledonie. Nat. Caledon.16:11 – 13.

Garrick, J. A. F. 1960. Studies of New Zealand elasmobranchii. Part 10. The genus Echinorhinus, with an account of a secondspecies, E. cookei Pietschmann, 1928, fromNew Zealand waters. Trans. R. Soc. N. Z.88:105 – 117.

Garrick, J. A. F., and J. M. Moreland. 1968.Notes on a bramble shark, Echinorhinus cookei, from Cook Strait, New Zealand.Rec. Dom. Mus. ( Wellington) 6:133 – 139.

Golovan, G. A., and N. P. Pakhorukov. 1986.New records of rare species of cartilaginousfishes. J. Ichthyol. 26:117 – 120.

Hillbish, T. J., A. Mullinax, S. I. Dolven, A.Meyer, R. K. Koehn, and P. D. Rawson.2000. Origin of the antitropical distributionpattern in marine mussels (Mytilusspp.): Routes and timing of transequatorialmigration. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 136:69 – 77.

Hubbs, C. L. 1952. Antitropical distributionsof fishes and other organisms. Proc. 7thPac. Sci. Congr. 3:324 – 330.

Hubbs, C. L., and F. N. Clark. 1945. Occurrenceof the bramble shark (Echinorhinusbrucus) in California. Calif. Fish Game31:64 – 67.

Kobayashi, H. 1986. Studies on deep-seasharks in Kumano-nada region. Bull. Fac.Fish. Mie Univ. 13:25 – 133.

Last, P. R., and J. D. Stevens. 2009. Sharksand rays of Australia. 2nd ed. Harvard UniversityPress, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Lindberg, D. R. 1991. Marine biotic interchangebetween the Northern andS outhern hemispheres. Paleobiology 17:308 – 324.

Long, D. J. 1994. Historical biogeography ofsharks from the northeastern PacificOcean. Ph.D. diss., University of California,Berkeley.

McCosker, J. E., G. Merlen, D. J. Long,R. G. Gilmore, and C. Villon. 1997. Deep Eastern Pacific Prickly Shark Distribution · Long et al. 439  slope fishes collected during the 1995 eruption of Isla Fernandina, Galápagos.Not. Galap. 58:22 – 26.

Mejía-Falla, P. A., A. F. Navia, L. M. Mejía-Ladino, A. Acero, and E. A. Rubio. 2007.Tiburones y rayas de Colombia (Pisces:Elasmobranchii): Lista actualizada, revisaday comentada. Bol. Invest. Mar. Cost.36:111 – 149.

Mariano-Meléndez, E., and C. J. Villavicencio-Garayazar. 1998. Cuatro tiburónesy una raya en la costa noroccidentalde México. Rev. Biol. Trop. 46:465 –467.

Meléndez, R., O. Gálvez, and A. Cornejo.1993. Catálogo colección de peces depositadaen el Museo Nacional de HistoriaNatural de Chile. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat.Publ. Ocas. (Santiago de Chile) No. 47.

Meléndez, R., and D. Meneses. 1989. Tiburonesdel Talud Continental recolectadosentre Arica (18°19′S) e Isla Mocha (38°30′S), Chile. Invest. Mar. Valparaiso17:3 – 73.

Parin, N. V. 1991. Fish fauna of the Nazcaand Sala y Gomez Submarine Ridges, theeasternmost outpost of the Indo-West Pacificzoogeographic region. Bull. Mar. Sci.49:671 – 683.

Pearcy, W. G., J. Fisher, R. Brodeur, and S.Johnson. 1985. Effects of the 1983 El Niñoon coastal nekton off Oregon and Washington.Pages 188 – 204 in W. S. Woosterand D. L. Fluhart, eds. El Niño North.Washington Sea Grant Program, Universityof Washington, Seattle.

Pietschmann, V. 1928. Neue Fischarten ausdem Pazifischen Ozean. Anz. Oesterr.Akad. Wiss. Math. Naturwiss. Kl. 27:297 –298.

Pietschmann V (1930) Remarks on Pacific Fishes. Bull Bernice P Bishop Mus 73:1–6

Puentes, V., N. Madrid, and L. A. Zapata.2007. Catch composition of the deep seashrimp fishery (Solenocera agassizi Faxon,1893; Farfantepaenus californiensis Holmes,1900 and Farfantepaenus brevirostris Kingsley,1878) in the Colombian PacificOcean. Gayana 71:84 – 95.

Randall, J. E. 1981. Examples of antitropicaldistribution and antiequatorial distributionof Indo-West-Pacific fishes. Pac. Sci.35:197 – 209.

Randall, J. E., J. T. Williams, D. G. Smith, M.Kulbicki, G. M. Tham, P. Labrosse, M.Kronen, E. Clua, and B. S. Mann. 2003.Checklist of the shore and epipelagic fishes of Tonga. Atoll Res. Bull. 502:497 – 508.

Robertson, R., and G. Allen. 2002. Shorefishesof the tropical eastern Pacific: Aninformation system. CD-ROM. SmithsonianTropical Research Institute, Balboa,Panama.

Rojas, J. R., C. I. Fuentes, and N. R. Hernández.2006. Echinorhinus cookei Pietschmann,1928 (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes,Echinorhinidae), primer registro en aguasde El Salvador, Pacifico oriental tropical.Rev. Biol. Mar. Oceanogr. 41:117 – 119.

Ruiz-Campos, G., J. L. Castro-Aguirre, E. F.Balart, L. Campos-Dávila, and R. Velez-Marin. 2010. Nuevos ejemplares y nuevosregistros de peces cartilaginosos ( Vertebrata:Chondrichthyes) de la costa delPacifico Mexicano. Rev. Mex. Biol.81:363 – 371.

Ruiz, R., V. H., and J. Fernandez B. 1984.Primer registro de Echinorhinus cookeiPietschmann, 1928 (Pisces: Squaliformes:Squalidae) para Chile. Bol. Soc. Biol. Concepcion55:175 – 176.

Sánchez, A. C. 1997. Listado taxonomico delas especies marinas identificadas en losocéanos Pacífico y Atlántico (Caribe) deNicaragua. Ministerio de Economía y Desarrollo,MEDE PESCA,

Managua.Saunders, W. B. 1984. The role and status of Nautilus in its natural habitat: Evidencefrom deep-water remote camera photosequences.Paleobiology 19:469 – 486.

Stepien, C. L., and R. H. Rosenblatt. 1996.Genetic divergence in antitropical pelagicmarine fishes (TrachurusMerluccius, andScomber) between North and South America.Copeia 3:586 – 598.

Taniuchi, T., and F. Yanagisawa. 1983. Occurrenceof the prickly shark, Echinorhinus cookei, at Kumanonada, Japan. Jpn. J. Ichthyol.29:465 – 468.

Teng, H. T. 1958. Studies on the elasmobranchfishes from Formosa. Part 1. Eighteenunrecorded species of sharks fromFormosa. Bull. Taiwan Fish. Res. Inst.3:1 – 30.440 PACIFIC SCIENCE · October 2011

Varoujean, D. H. 1972. Systematics of theg enus Echinorhinus Blainville, based on astudy of the prickly shark Echinorhinuscookei Pietschmann. M.S. thesis, FresnoState College, Fresno, California.

Whitley, G. P., and A. N. Colefax. 1938.Fishes from Nauru, Gilbert Islands,Oceana. Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W.63:282 – 304.