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The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science

Preparing An Oceanic Whitetip Shark for Release after Being Fitted with a Pop-Up Satellite Archival

Caption: After capture by the research team, the oceanic whitetip sharks were measured, their sex was determined visually, and two uniquely number external tags and a pop-up satellite archival tag were attached to each of them.

Credit: Phil Sokol

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