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The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science

Oceanic Whitetip Shark with a Pop-Up Satellite Archival Tag and 2 Uniquely Numbered External Tags At

Caption: In the Bahamas in May 2011, a team of scientists attached pop-up satellite archival tags to 11 mature oceanic whitetip sharks, and the tags recorded depth, temperature, and location for pre-programmed periods of time.

Credit: Debra Canabal, Epic Diving

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