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Spatial Dynamics and Expanded Vertical Niche of Blue Sharks in Oceanographic Fronts Reveal Habitat Targets for Conservation

  • Nuno Queiroz,

    Affiliations: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, The Laboratory, Citadel Hill, Plymouth, United Kingdom, CIBIO – U.P., Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Campus Agrário de Vairão, Rua Padre Armando Quintas, Vairão, Portugal

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  • Nicolas E. Humphries,

    Affiliations: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, The Laboratory, Citadel Hill, Plymouth, United Kingdom, School of Marine Science and Engineering, Marine Institute, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom

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  • Leslie R. Noble,

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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  • António M. Santos,

    Affiliation: CIBIO – U.P., Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Campus Agrário de Vairão, Rua Padre Armando Quintas, Vairão, Portugal

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  • David W. Sims mail

    dws@mba.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, The Laboratory, Citadel Hill, Plymouth, United Kingdom, Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton, Waterfront Campus, Southampton, United Kingdom, Centre for Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, United Kingdom

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  • Published: February 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032374

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 09 Mar 2012 at 21:58 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Planet Earth Online
Title: “Shark fin soup to blame for blue shark decline”
http://planetearth.nerc.a...

Publication: Guardian
Title: “Appetite for shark fin soup 'causing decline of blue sharks in UK waters' | Environment | guardian.co.uk”
http://www.guardian.co.uk...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 16 Mar 2012 at 22:29 GMT

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

Publication: Care2
Title: “Blue Shark Numbers Plummet From Shark Fin Soup Demand | Care2 Causes”
http://www.care2.com/caus...

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