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From: Killer whales redistribute white shark foraging pressure on seals

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Spatial and temporal overlap of two top predators, white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias), and killer whales (Orcinus orca), and their shared prey, juvenile elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostrous), in the Northeastern Pacific (see Supplement) and at Southeast Farallon Islands (SEFI). Seasonally concentrated activity of each species at SEFI (*) evident from (A) weekly M. angustirostrous counts between March and December (1987–2013), (B) daily mean number of tagged C. carcharias detected (2007–2013) with shaded standard error and, (C) monthly frequency of O. orca observed (1987–2013). Note the two predators co-occur only during the fall peak. Map was created using R software (v3.5.1; https://www.R-project.org/).

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