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Magnetic Map Guides Salmon Home (2 of 2)

Caption: For sockeye salmon coming home after years spent at sea, a magnetic map is apparently responsible for their remarkable sense of direction. That's according to an analysis of data collected over 56 years and reported online on Feb. 7 in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication.

Credit: Current Biology, Putman et al.

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