Fish Population and Behavior Revealed by Instantaneous Continental Shelf-Scale Imaging

  title={Fish Population and Behavior Revealed by Instantaneous Continental Shelf-Scale Imaging},
  author={Nicholas C. Makris and Purnima Ratilal and Deanelle T. Symonds and Srinivasan Jagannathan and Sunwoong Lee and Redwood W. Nero},
  pages={660 - 663}
Until now, continental shelf environments have been monitored with highly localized line-transect methods from slow-moving research vessels. These methods significantly undersample fish populations in time and space, leaving an incomplete and ambiguous record of abundance and behavior. We show that fish populations in continental shelf environments can be instantaneously imaged over thousands of square kilometers and continuously monitored by a remote sensing technique in which the ocean acts… 
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