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Super-Aggregations of Krill and Humpback Whales in Wilhelmina Bay, Antarctic Peninsula

  • Douglas P. Nowacek mail,

    dpn3@duke.edu

    Affiliation: Nicholas School of the Environment and Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Ari S. Friedlaender,

    Affiliation: Nicholas School of the Environment and Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Patrick N. Halpin,

    Affiliation: Nicholas School of the Environment and Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Elliott L. Hazen,

    Affiliations: Nicholas School of the Environment and Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Pacific Fisheries Environmental Lab and University of Hawaii JIMAR, Pacific Grove, California, United States of America

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  • David W. Johnston,

    Affiliation: Nicholas School of the Environment and Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Andrew J. Read,

    Affiliation: Nicholas School of the Environment and Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Boris Espinasse,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Biogéochimique, Centre Océanologique de Marseille, CNRS, Université de la Méditerranée, Campus de Luminy, Marseille, France

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  • Meng Zhou,

    Affiliation: Department of Environment, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Yiwu Zhu

    Affiliation: Department of Environment, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: April 27, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019173
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Douglas P. Nowacek, Ari S. Friedlaender, Patrick N. Halpin, Elliott L. Hazen, David W. Johnston, Andrew J. Read
Nicholas School of the Environment and Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America
Elliott L. Hazen
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Pacific Fisheries Environmental Lab and University of Hawaii JIMAR, Pacific Grove, California, United States of America
Boris Espinasse
Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Biogéochimique, Centre Océanologique de Marseille, CNRS, Université de la Méditerranée, Campus de Luminy, Marseille, France
Meng Zhou, Yiwu Zhu
Department of Environment, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: dpn3@duke.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DPN ASF DWJ AJR MZ ELH PNH. Performed the experiments: DPN ASF DWJ AJR PNH ELH MZ YZ BE. Analyzed the data: DPN ASF ELH DWJ MZ YZ BE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DPN ASF DWJ ELH MZ AJR PNH. Wrote the paper: DPN AJR ASF DWJ ELH.