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Ocean heat content reveals secrets of fish migration behaviors


October 21, 2015

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Researchers at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science developed a new method to estimate fish movements using ocean heat content images, a dataset commonly used in hurricane intensity forecasting. With Atlantic tarpon as the messenger, this is the first study to quantitatively show that large migratory fish, such as yellowfin and bluefin tunas, blue and white marlin, and sailfish, have affinities for ocean fronts and eddies.Full Story

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University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science

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