Shark mothers return home, new research


This video says about itself:

Lemon Sharks [Negaprion brevirostris, 2.0m]

Location: Bahamas, November 2008.

From Nature:

Sharks never forget home

4 December 2013

Female lemon sharks return to their birth waters to deliver offspring — the first direct observation of such behaviour in any shark species.

Kevin Feldheim at the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois, and his colleagues collected and analysed DNA from lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) in the waters surrounding the Bimini Islands.

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