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The secret life of basking sharks

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Credit: Rudd et al, 2021, PLOS ONE (CC-BY 4.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

The Secret Life of Basking Sharks: Video recordings reveal feeding, courtship and social behaviors in Scottish waters.

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Article Title: Basking shark sub-surface behaviour revealed by animal-towed cameras

Funding: NatureScot and the University of Exeter funded the study. NatureScot is an independent scientific adviser to the Scottish Government. The funder provided support in the form of salaries for authors [S.M.H], but did not have any additional role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. The University of Exeter is a research-intensive university based in the UK. The specific roles of authors are articulated in the 'author contributions' section.

Competing Interests: Since the funder, NatureScot, is not a commercial organisation, we do not have any commercial affiliations. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Article URL: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0253388

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