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Julia Kolderman Shark Location Taking us to the Gulf of Mexico, Matt Ajemian studied Hammerhead and Tiger Sharks food patterns two years ago. Sharks are very popular in Texas because Texas maintains one of the largest land based shark fishing areas, they are also popular in Florida. Texas in comparison to Mexico, every year Mexican fishermen take sail in small boats attracting sharks and snapper which uproars the Coast Guard and the boats end up confiscated, but unfortunately there isn’t a lot of information of sharks in that area. There isn’t much know on in shore and off shore locations, so there aren’t many repercussions on fishing for species off shore. Generally, the large-scale migration patterns of sharks have become the Gulf of Mexico, and the really limits what habitats they’re using and what responses the sharks have is very important for conservation. Fortunately, the Gulf of Mexico has a lot of artificial habitat, like oil/gas platforms. The Rigs-to-Reefs program, is a program benefiting the sharks and reef fish to turn these deep
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  • Fall '17
  • Bryan Franks
  • Coast, tiger sharks

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