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Mapping marine megafauna on the high seas

Source: particle.scitech.org.au

A WA scientist has compiled the largest global dataset ever on the travel habits of large marine animals.

The collaboration involves hundreds of researchers from around the world and catalogues the migrations of some of the ocean’s most charismatic animals.

There’s more than 100 species featured, including whales, sharks, turtles, seals, penguins, dugongs and albatrosses. MORE