Movement patterns and water quality preferences of juvenile bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) in a Florida estuary

@article{Ortega2009MovementPA,
  title={Movement patterns and water quality preferences of juvenile bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) in a Florida estuary},
  author={Lori A. Ortega and Michelle R. Heupel and Philip E. van Beynen and Philip Jay Motta},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2009},
  volume={84},
  pages={361-373}
}
Acoustic telemetry was used to examine the size of daily activity space, small-scale movement patterns, and water quality preferences of juvenile bull sharks in the Caloosahatchee River, Florida. Movement pattern analysis included rate of movement, swimming depth, linearity, direction, tidal influence, diel pattern, and correlation with environmental variables. Manual tacking occurred before and after a large freshwater influx which divided the sharks into two groups based on movement patterns… 

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