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Satellite Tracking Catches Sharks on the Move

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Science  07 Oct 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5745, pp. 32-33
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5745.32a

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The great white shark--once considered a homebody--is proving a transoceanic traveler, according to results published in this week's issue of Science (p. 100). Another paper (p. 104) documents that a less fearsome cousin called the salmon shark has now shown up in Hawaii, far away from its supposed home in Alaska.