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Fig. 4 | Movement Ecology

Fig. 4

From: Fine-scale foraging movements by fish-eating killer whales (Orcinus orca) relate to the vertical distributions and escape responses of salmonid prey (Oncorhynchus spp.)

Fig. 4

Comparative swim speeds between the three identified dive types made by 30 tagged northern resident killer whales (F = foraging, R = respiration, O = other behaviors; N = 11,319 total dives from 31 tag deployments). Whole dive velocity was calculated by dividing the 3-dimensional dive path length (determined using dead-reckoning) by the total dive time, and included both descent and ascent phases. Vertical velocities for descent and ascent phases were based solely on depth sensor data

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