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Tiger sharks: Each to their own diving depth

The tiger shark is a poorly understood species, but may play a key role in many marine ecosystems.
The tiger shark is a poorly understood species, but may play a key role in many marine ecosystems.

ResearchBlogging.org Despite some broad similarities, the diving behaviour of tiger sharks appears to vary greatly amongst individuals.  Continue reading Tiger sharks: Each to their own diving depth

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Map highlights areas of greatest risk to turtles in the Atlantic

A leatherback turtle with a newly attached satellite tag returns to the sea.
A leatherback turtle with a newly attached satellite tag returns to the sea.

ResearchBlogging.org Satellite data predicts nine danger zones in the Atlantic where leatherback turtles are most susceptible to unintentional capture by fishing gear.  Continue reading Map highlights areas of greatest risk to turtles in the Atlantic