Expanded niche for white sharks.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Until the advent of electronic tagging technology, the inherent difficulty of studying swift and powerful marine animals made ecological information about sharks of the family Lamnidae difficult to obtain. Here we report the tracking of movements of white sharks by using pop-up satellite archival tags, which reveal that their migratory movements, depth and ambient thermal ranges are wider than was previously thought.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Boustany, AM; Davis, SF; Pyle, P; Anderson, SD; Le Boeuf, BJ; Block, BA

Published Date

  • January 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 415 / 6867

Start / End Page

  • 35 - 36

PubMed ID

  • 11780105

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11780105

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1476-4687

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0028-0836

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/415035b


  • eng