“We learned that white sharks occur in Hawaii across a broader part of the annual cycle than previously thought–we recorded observations from every month except November,” said Kevin Weng, of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology. “This is ...
Tracking a fish is not as easy as you might think. The radio signals that are the backbone of traditional GPS cannot pass through seawater. But sound travels remarkably well and scientists often use acoustic telemetry to estimate an individual fish’s location. That means attaching an acoustic ...
“This study is important because it uses quantitative methods to try to understand the underlying ecological reasons for animal movement,” said Kevin Weng, a marine biologist at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
So marine scientists use sound, which results in much lower accuracy,” said Kevin Weng, who manages the Pelagic Fisheries Research Program at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. If a fish doesn’t pass within listening distance of a listening station, generally no data is recorded on its ...
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