Migration and habitat of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) in the eastern Pacific Ocean

  title={Migration and habitat of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) in the eastern Pacific Ocean},
  author={Kevin C. Weng and Andre M Boustany and Peter Pyle and Scot D. Anderson and Adam C. Brown and Barbara A. Block},
  journal={Marine Biology},
Satellite telemetry studies of 20 adult and sub-adult white sharks (360–530 cm estimated total length (TL)) in the eastern North Pacific during 1999–2005 revealed long distance seasonal migrations from the coast of California to an offshore focal area 2,500 km west of the Baja Peninsula, as well as the Hawaii Islands. Three tags were recovered allowing detailed behavioral analyses, including one shark’s migration cycle from the coast to the offshore focal area and back. While near pinniped… 

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