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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 46, Issue 1, pp 25–26 | Cite as

Repeated observations of cetaceans and carcharhiniformes associations in the Red Sea

  • Till Röthig
  • Julia L. Y. Spaet
  • Alexander Kattan
  • Isabelle K. Schulz
  • May Roberts
  • Anna Roik
  • Christian R. Voolstra
Oceanarium

Keywords

Body Length Direct Benefit Killer Whale Repeated Observation Prey Fish 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

We thank Frederico Oreamuno and Jhonathan Rojas for video and photo material and Dream-Divers for field and data support.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

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Copyright information

© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Till Röthig
    • 1
  • Julia L. Y. Spaet
    • 1
  • Alexander Kattan
    • 1
  • Isabelle K. Schulz
    • 1
  • May Roberts
    • 1
  • Anna Roik
    • 1
  • Christian R. Voolstra
    • 1
  1. 1.Red Sea Research Center, Division of Biological and Environmental Science and EngineeringKing Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)ThuwalSaudi Arabia

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