Residency and movement patterns of bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo, in a large Florida estuary

@article{Heupel2006ResidencyAM,
  title={Residency and movement patterns of bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo, in a large Florida estuary},
  author={Michelle R. Heupel and Colin A. Simpfendorfer and Angela B. Collins and John P Tyminski},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2006},
  volume={76},
  pages={47-67}
}
The use of a coastal estuary by bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo, was examined by acoustic monitoring, gillnet sampling and tag- recapture studies. Acoustic monitoring data were used to define the residency and movement patterns of sharks within Pine Island Sound, Charlotte Harbor, Florida. Sharks were monitored for periods of 1–173 days with individuals regularly moving in and out of the detection range of the acoustic system. Patterns of movement could not be correlated with tidal level or… 
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