Large-scale migration of a school shark, Galeorhinus galeus , in the Southwestern Atlantic

Andrés J. Jaureguizar, Federico Argemi, Gastón Trobbiani, Elbio D. Palma & Alejo J. Irigoyen
ABSTRACT Knowledge of the spatial and temporal distribution patterns of chondrichthyans is critical for their effective management. In this study we report and analyze a large-scale latitudinal migration (~ 1,425 km) of a female school shark in the Southwestern Atlantic shelf where it is currently classified as Critically Endangered. During the austral summer (February 15, 2015), ninety-four school sharks were captured (75 females and 19 males) and tagged with fin tags in Nuevo Gulf (~...
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