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Paper Examines Impact of Divers on Reef Sharks Photo

Paper Examines Impact of Divers on Reef Sharks

A paper published in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series contrasts the behavior of reef sharks that inhabit areas with high numbers of divers, with that of sharks that do not come onto contact with many divers. Undertaken at the Palmyra atoll, the study concludes that long term shark numbers and behavior is not really affected by the presence of divers.

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