Archive for March, 2011

Study Uncovers Great Hammerhead Shark Migration

Written by on March 30, 2011 in Marine Life
Study Uncovers Great Hammerhead Shark Migration

A recent study led by scientists from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) provides new insight into the migratory patterns of the great hammerhead sharks. Using satellite tag technology, the research team was able to track one of these nomadic sharks for 62 days to discover its 1,200 kilometer (745 mile) […]

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New Wintering Grounds Discovered for Humpback Whales

Written by on March 20, 2011 in Marine Life
New Wintering Grounds Discovered for Humpback Whales

Researchers from Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have made a new discovery regarding humpback whale wintering grounds. Previously, the primary breeding grounds for the North Pacific has always thought be the main Hawaiian Islands; however, this study has shown that these grounds extend all the way […]

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