TABLE OF CONTENTS

Vol. 24, Nos. 1/2, December 2006

Original Articles
 
Editorial: Farewell/Hasta la vista! By William W. Schroeder, Editor 1
Investigating differences in life history parameters among small coastal sharks: Comparing the finetooth shark, Carcharhinus isodon between the Gulf of Mexico and the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. By J. Marcus Drymon, William B. Driggers III, Douglas Oakley and Glenn F. Ulrich 2
Cannibalism of juveniles by adult common snook (Centropomus undecimalis).  By A. J. Adams and
R. K. Wolfe
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Feeding periodicity and prey habitat preference of red snapper, Lutjanus campechanus (Poey, 1860), on Alabama artificial reefs.  By Jessica R. McCawley, James H. Cowan, Jr. and Robert L. Shipp 14
Seasonal migrations of immature Kemp‘s Ridley turtles (Lepidochelys kempii Garman) along the west coast of Florida .  By Jeffrey R. Schmid and Wayne N. Witzell 28
A new shrimp host for Parabopyrella lata (Nierstrasz and Brender à Brandis, 1929) (Crustacea: Isopoda: Bopyridae) from the Florida Gulf coast:  A novel host/parasite relationship or a case of mistaken identity?  By Christopher B. Boyko 41
Age and growth of sand sea trout (Cynosion arenarius) in estuarine waters of the eastern Gulf of Mexico.   By Douglas J. Nemeth, Jered B. Jackson, Anthony R. Knapp and Caleb H. Purtlebaugh 45
Travel times of passive drifters from the western Caribbean to the Gulf of Mexico and Florida-Bahamas.  By Alexis Lugo-Fernández 61
Effects of exotic submerged aquatic vegetation on waterfowl in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta.  By M. E. Goecker, J. F. Valentine and S. A. Sklenar 68
Short Papers and Notes
 
Oculocutaneous albinism in a finetooth shark, Carcharhinus isodon, from Mobile Bay , Alabama. By Lisa M. Jones and Robert L. Shipp 81
Red tide-associated mass mortality in 2005 of the sand dollars Encope aberrans, Encope michelini and Mellita tenuis (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) on the central Florida Gulf coast shelf.  By John M. Lawrence, Janessa Cobb and James P. Swigart 83
Book Review: Underwater to Get Out of the Rain: A Love Affair with the Sea, by Trevor Norton.  ISBN: 0712638849.  By Richard B. Aronson 88
Book Review:  Sharks, Skates, and Rays of the Gulf of Mexico : A Field Guide.  2006.  By Glenn R. Parsons 90