Transequatorial Migrations by Basking Sharks in the Western Atlantic Ocean

@article{Skomal2009TransequatorialMB,
  title={Transequatorial Migrations by Basking Sharks in the Western Atlantic Ocean},
  author={G. Skomal and Stephen I. Zeeman and John H. Chisholm and Erin L. Summers and H. Walsh and K. McMahon and S. Thorrold},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={1019-1022}
}
The world's second largest fish, the basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus), is broadly distributed in boreal to warm temperate latitudes of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans from shallow coastal waters to the open ocean. Previous satellite archival tagging in the North Atlantic has shown that basking sharks move seasonally, are often associated with productive frontal zones, and may make occasional dives to mesopelagic depths. However, basking sharks are thought to be restricted to temperate… Expand
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