Telemetry and Satellite Tracking of Whale Sharks, Rhincodon Typus, in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico, and the North Pacific Ocean

@article{Eckert2004TelemetryAS,
  title={Telemetry and Satellite Tracking of Whale Sharks, Rhincodon Typus, in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico, and the North Pacific Ocean},
  author={S. Eckert and B. Stewart},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={60},
  pages={299-308}
}
  • S. Eckert, B. Stewart
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
  • We used satellite-linked radio telemetry to document the geographic and vertical movements and thermal habitats of whale sharks in the Sea of Cortez and as they migrated into the north Pacific Ocean. Of 17 sharks tagged between 1994 and 1996, six dispersed widely in the Sea of Cortez during 12–39 days of tracking. Four others left the Sea of Cortez and ranged extensively in the north Pacific Ocean. Indeed, one whale shark migrated to the western north Pacific Ocean, covering over 13 000 km in… CONTINUE READING
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