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The Shark Café is a mid-Pacific Ocean area located about halfway between Baja California and Hawai'i. The area received its unofficial name from researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute who were studying the great white shark species using satellite tracking tags. Baja California (literally lower California in Spanish) is the northernmost state of Mexico. ... This article is becoming very long. ... The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is a not-for-profit oceanographic research center in Monterey, California. ... Binomial name Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) Range (in blue) The great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, also known as white pointer, white shark, or white death, is an exceptionally large lamniform shark found in coastal surface waters in all major oceans. ... MILSTAR:A communication satellite A satellite is any object that orbits another object (which is known as its primary). ... // Computer music Tracking is the art of creating tracking modules for the computer representation of music. ...


Through analysis of the satellite tracking data, researchers discovered the species congregates in the area. The reasons for this behavior have not yet been identified. Surveillance of the satellite-tagged fish revealed they go to a location mid-ocean where they loiter. The area has very little food for the animals; researchers describe it as the shark equivalent of a desert. Early theories were that mating occurred there. Continued studies have revealed that juvenile sharks also travel to the area, suggesting the trip serves some other purpose. Both male and female great white sharks travel to this isolated ocean locale. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Sevenspotted Lady Beetles mating In biology, mating is the pairing of opposite-sex or hermaphroditic internal fertilization animals for copulation and, in social animals, also to raise their offspring. ...


 
 

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