Some like it hot: Repeat migration and residency of whale sharks within an extreme natural environment

@inproceedings{Robinson2017SomeLI,
  title={Some like it hot: Repeat migration and residency of whale sharks within an extreme natural environment},
  author={David P Robinson and Mohammed Y. Jaidah and Steffen Sanvig Bach and Christoph A Rohner and Rima W Jabado and Rupert F. G. Ormond and Simon J. Pierce},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
The Arabian Gulf is the warmest sea in the world and is host to a globally significant population of the whale shark Rhincodon typus. To investigate regional whale shark behaviour and movements, 59 satellite-linked tags were deployed on whale sharks in the Al Shaheen area off Qatar from 2011-14. Four different models of tag were used throughout the study, each model able to collect differing data or quantities of data. Retention varied from one to 227 days. While all tagged sharks crossed… CONTINUE READING
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