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Telemetric Investigation of Vertical Migration of Nautilus belauensis in Palau

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Title: Telemetric Investigation of Vertical Migration of Nautilus belauensis in Palau
Authors: Carlson, Bruce A.
McKibben, James N.
DeGruy, Michael V.
Issue Date: Jul 1984
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Citation: Carlson BA, McKibben JN, DeGruy MV. 1984. Telemetric investigation of vertical migration of Nautilus belauensis in Palau. Pac Sci 38(3): 183-188.
Abstract: Sonic transmitters coupled to depth-sensitive strain gauges and
attached to shells of Nautilus belauensis in Palau, Western Caroline Islands,
established net vertical movement between 85 and 467 m, and lateral movement
of about 3km over a period of 7 days and nights. Generally, the animals were
found in deep water during daytime and moved to shallower water at night.
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science Volume 38, Number 3, 1984

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