Tracking Sharks around Sint Maarten

The St. Maarten Nature Foundation recently retrieved acoustic receivers (loggers) to learn about the movement patterns and home ranges of Caribbean reef and Nurse sharks around St. Maarten. The majority of the sharks fitted with acoustic devices showed remarkably high site fidelity. The small home ranges of the sharks show that reserves and marine parks offer good opportunities to protect these shark species. 

Article published in BioNews 39


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