March 7, 2021

Sharks may hold key to hurricane forecasts

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By Ken Kaye, From Sun Sentinel They’re called ocean weathermen. More than 750 sharks, tarpon, tuna and billfish, fitted with satellite-linked tags, are providing scientists with data on temperature and salinity at various depths in the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean. It’s information they hope could someday be used to improve hurricane forecasts, since a storm’s […]