Great spots for white sharks

Great spots for white sharks

By Rachel Ehrenberg, 15:58 PM April 15, 2008

From Boston, at a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Great white sharks, supposedly ravenous nomads scouring the seas for hapless seals and surfers, show serious site fidelity, returning to the same neighborhoods every summer along the California coast.

Data from more than 100 tagged sharks show that the animals stick to specific routes and destinations, and preliminary genetic work suggests that the eastern Pacific population may be isolated genetically from th...

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