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26 August 2005
Vol 309, Issue 5739

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COVER Sharks and other predators survey circling fish near Cocos Island in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean. Overall, the species density of ocean predators is declining, but there are several remaining biodiversity hotspots that represent important targets for high-seas conservation efforts. See page 1365. (Photo: Bob Cranston, www.norbertwu.com)