Steven Kessel, a researcher from Cardiff University in Wales, holds a lemon shark as captain Chip Michalove of Outcast Sport Fishing Charters on Hilton Head lends a hand. Kessel and his assistant draw blood, cut a piece of fin for DNA, inject a chip beneath it's skin and make an incision to insert an acoustic transmitter tag before letting the shark swim away.
Steven Kessel, a researcher from Cardiff University in Wales, holds a lemon shark as captain Chip Michalove of Outcast Sport Fishing Charters on Hilton Head lends a hand. Kessel and his assistant draw blood, cut a piece of fin for DNA, inject a chip beneath it's skin and make an incision to insert an acoustic transmitter tag before letting the shark swim away. Photo by Ornella Weideli
Steven Kessel, a researcher from Cardiff University in Wales, holds a lemon shark as captain Chip Michalove of Outcast Sport Fishing Charters on Hilton Head lends a hand. Kessel and his assistant draw blood, cut a piece of fin for DNA, inject a chip beneath it's skin and make an incision to insert an acoustic transmitter tag before letting the shark swim away. Photo by Ornella Weideli

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August 20, 2011 6:23 PM

Tagging off Hilton Head could help unlock lemon shark mysteries

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