Tracking a tiger shark to see how it fares when moved from captivity back to the ocean

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 09:13 in Biology & Nature

A team of marine biologists and oceanologists from The University of Western Australia and Ocean Park Aquarium, also in Australia, has tracked a juvenile tiger shark in the open ocean after its release from two years in captivity. In their study, reported in the Journal of Fish Biology, the group tagged the shark and tracked it before and after release.

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