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State funds shark study after increase in attacks

University of Hawaii scientists have tagged six tiger sharks off Maui to track their locations

By Timothy Hurley

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 06, 2014

~~<p>University of Hawaii researchers have attached satellite transmitters to six more sharks in the second phase of a project to observe the movements of tiger sharks after a surge in the number of shark attacks recorded off Maui.</p>
<p>The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is paying for the two-year, $186,000 study in hopes of finding further guidance in managing shark populations in Hawaii.</p>
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University of Hawaii researchers have attached satellite transmitters to six more sharks in the second phase of a project to observe the movements of tiger sharks after a surge in the number of shark attacks recorded off Maui.

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is paying for the two-year, $186,000 study in hopes of finding further guidance in managing shark populations in Hawaii. Login for more...



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