25 Jun Ocean Nomad or Coastal Resident?
A new project studied shortfin mako sharks to see if they are ocean nomads or coastal residents. Figuring out which is pretty important for fisheries management as many end up in billfish and/or tuna nets.
Researchers used Wildlife Computers SPOT and SPLASH tags to track location, ambient temperature, and depth.
Read the study: http://bit.ly/2WYdVwP