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Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) feeding behavior on static fishing gear, effect of SMART (Selective Magnetic and Repellent-Treated) hook deterrent technology, and factors influencing entanglement in bottom longlines

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Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) feeding behavior on static fishing gear, effect of SMART (Selective Magnetic and Repellent-Treated) hook deterrent technology, and factors influencing entanglement in bottom longlines https://t.co/rVkd4ijRaL
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Supplemental Information

Greenland shark behavioural bioassay data

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26864v1/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Scott M Grant conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Rennie Sullivan performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, prepared fishing gear.

Kevin J Hedges performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The Freshwater Institute Animal Care Committee provided full approval to conduct this study.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data are provided in the Supplemental Files.

Funding

This work was supported by the National Research Council of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Department of Environment Government of Nunavut, Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Nunavut Offshore Allocation Holders Association. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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