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Shearwater Seabird Tagging in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

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Caption: Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (SBNMS) research coordinator David Wiley and researchers from US Fish and Wildlife Service and SBNMS attach a solar transmitter to a Great Shearwater tagged as part of a project investigating the movements of shearwaters as they relate to prey and oceanographic variables. They are aboard the Sanctuary's research vessel RV Auk. Credit: NOAA/SBNMS

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