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The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science

Dr. Kevin Feldheim, The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science

Caption: Evidence that sharks utilize the same nursery areas across generations underscores the critical importance of preserving local nursery habitats and can provide strong input in designating inshore marine reserves that would protect sharks of future generations.

Credit: Kevin Feldheim

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