Tracking apex marine predator movements in a dynamic ocean

  title={Tracking apex marine predator movements in a dynamic ocean},
  author={Barbara A. Block and Ian D. Jonsen and Salvador J. Jorgensen and Arliss J. Winship and Scott A. Shaffer and Steven J. Bograd and Elliott L. Hazen and David G. Foley and Greg A. Breed and A.-L. Harrison and James E. Ganong and Alan M. Swithenbank and Michael Castleton and Heidi Dewar and Bruce Mate and George L. Shillinger and Kurt M. Schaefer and Scott R. Benson and Michael J. Weise and Robert W Henry and Daniel P. Costa},
Pelagic marine predators face unprecedented challenges and uncertain futures. Overexploitation and climate variability impact the abundance and distribution of top predators in ocean ecosystems. Improved understanding of ecological patterns, evolutionary constraints and ecosystem function is critical for preventing extinctions, loss of biodiversity and disruption of ecosystem services. Recent advances in electronic tagging techniques have provided the capacity to observe the movements and long… 

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  • A. SpringerJ. Estes B. Pfister
  • Environmental Science
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • 2003
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