The hunting strategy of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) near a seal colony

@article{Klimley2001TheHS,
  title={The hunting strategy of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) near a seal colony},
  author={A. Peter Klimley and Burney J. Le Boeuf and Kelly M. Cantara and John E. Richert and Scott F. Davis and Sean R. Van Sommeran and John T. Kelly},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={138},
  pages={617-636}
}
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