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An Unprecedented Aggregation of Whale Sharks, Rhincodon typus, in Mexican Coastal Waters of the Caribbean Sea

  • Rafael de la Parra Venegas,

    Affiliation: Proyecto Dominó, Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, Cancún, Quintana Roo, México

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  • Robert Hueter,

    Affiliation: Center for Shark Research, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America

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  • Jaime González Cano,

    Affiliation: Proyecto Dominó, Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, Cancún, Quintana Roo, México

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  • John Tyminski,

    Affiliation: Center for Shark Research, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America

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  • José Gregorio Remolina,

    Affiliation: Proyecto Dominó, Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, Cancún, Quintana Roo, México

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  • Mike Maslanka,

    Affiliation: Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Andrea Ormos,

    Affiliation: Laboratories of Analytical Biology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Lee Weigt,

    Affiliation: Laboratories of Analytical Biology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Bruce Carlson,

    Affiliation: Georgia Aquarium Research Center, Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Alistair Dove mail

    adove@georgiaaquarium.org

    Affiliation: Georgia Aquarium Research Center, Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: April 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018994
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 05 Aug 2011 at 14:49 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: BBC Brazil
Title: “Pesquisadores nadam com centenas de tubarões-baleia no México”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 25 Aug 2011 at 13:37 GMT

Further media coverage of this paper can be found below:

Publication: Smithsonian Blogs
Title: “Smithsonian Scientists Study the Diet of Whale Sharks | Around The Mall”
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