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Research Article

Oceanic Sharks Clean at Coastal Seamount

  • Simon P. Oliver mail,

    s.p.oliver@threshersharkproject.org

    Affiliations: School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom, The Thresher Shark Research and Conservation Project, Malapascua Island, Cebu, The Philippines

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  • Nigel E. Hussey,

    Affiliation: Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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  • John R. Turner,

    Affiliation: School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom

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  • Alison J. Beckett

    Affiliations: The Thresher Shark Research and Conservation Project, Malapascua Island, Cebu, The Philippines, School of Biomedical Sciences, Nuffield BD, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 14, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014755
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Simon P. Oliver, John R. Turner
School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom
Simon P. Oliver, Alison J. Beckett
The Thresher Shark Research and Conservation Project, Malapascua Island, Cebu, The Philippines
Nigel E. Hussey
Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Alison J. Beckett
School of Biomedical Sciences, Nuffield BD, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: s.p.oliver@threshersharkproject.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SPO NEH JRT AJB. Performed the experiments: SPO. Analyzed the data: SPO NEH JRT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SPO JRT AJB. Wrote the paper: SPO AJB. Editorial input: NEH JRT.