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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 45, Issue 2, pp 151–152 | Cite as

Occurrence of sub-adult tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) in a small and very remote atoll lagoon

  • J. B. JuhelEmail author
  • L. Wantiez
  • D. Mouillot
  • S. Mailau
  • L. Vigliola
Oceanarium

Keywords

Large Body Size Large Island Video System Apex Predator Tiger Shark 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

We are grateful to Jessica Meeuwig and Tom Bech Letessier, Centre for Marine Futures, University of Western Australia, for providing the equipment and their technical skills and to the Fisheries Division of the Government of Tonga for their support. This study is part of the PRISTINE program funded by TOTAL Foundation

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References

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© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. B. Juhel
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • L. Wantiez
    • 2
  • D. Mouillot
    • 3
  • S. Mailau
    • 4
  • L. Vigliola
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Excellence LABEXIRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement) UR227 CoreusNouméaNouvelle-Calédonie
  2. 2.LIVE EA4243Université de la Nouvelle-CalédonieNouméaNouvelle-Calédonie
  3. 3.UMR CNRS-IFREMER-UM2 5119 EcosymUniversité Montpellier 2Montpellier Cedex 5France
  4. 4.Fisheries DivisionGovernment of TongaNuku’alofaKingdom of Tonga

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