New insights into prime Southern Ocean forage grounds for thriving Western Australian humpback whales

  title={New insights into prime Southern Ocean forage grounds for thriving Western Australian humpback whales},
  author={Sophie Bestley and Virginia Andrews‐Goff and Esmee M. van Wijk and Stephen Rich Rintoul and Michael C. Double and Jason R. How},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Humpback whale populations migrate extensively between winter breeding grounds and summer feeding grounds, however known links to remote Antarctic feeding grounds remain limited in many cases. New satellite tracks detail humpback whale migration pathways from Western Australia into the Southern Ocean. These highlight a focal feeding area during austral spring and early summer at the southern Kerguelen plateau, in a western boundary current where a sharp northward turn and retroflection of ocean… 

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