How Close is too Close? The Effect of a Non-Lethal Electric Shark Deterrent on White Shark Behaviour.

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Kempster, Ryan M.; Egeberg, Channing A.; Hart, Nathan S.; Ryan, Laura; Chapuis, Lucille; Kerr, Caroline C.; Schmidt, Carl; Huveneers, Charlie; Gennari, Enrico; Yopak, Kara E.; Meeuwig, Jessica J.; Collin, Shaun P.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157717, pmc: PMC4930202
  • Subject: Bodies of Water | Probability Theory | Research Article | Earth Sciences | Mathematics | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Normal Distribution | Sharks | Engineering and Technology | Fishes | Optical Equipment | Measurement | Cameras | Marine Biology | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Ecology | Chondrichthyes | Physical Sciences | Distance Measurement | Physics | Probability Distribution | Animals | Biology and Life Sciences | Equipment | Electricity | Electric Field | Medicine | Marine Ecology | Vertebrates | Voltage | Q | R | Science | Organisms | Oceans | Elasmobranchii

Sharks play a vital role in the health of marine ecosystems, but the potential threat that sharks pose to humans is a reminder of our vulnerability when entering the ocean. Personal shark deterrents are being marketed as the solution to mitigate the threat that sharks p... View more
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