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Table 2 Summary of raw detection data in spring and summer months at each site over the study period 1 May 2005 to 31 December 2007, sorted by frequency of detection (a = Offshore sites)

From: Summer at the beach: spatio-temporal patterns of white shark occurrence along the inshore areas of False Bay, South Africa

Site Monitoring days Days with a detection Detections Unique sharks detected Max unique sharks in a day Max consecutive detection days (any shark) Max consecutive detection days (same shark) Mean consecutive detection days (same shark)
SFB 362 288 33,913 26 12 95 22 3.18
MSZ 484 294 21,054 28 6 63 15 1.76
KLB 484 243 12,467 30 5 30 15 1.63
FH 484 158 9981 24 4 12 5 1.57
ST 484 129 7524 22 4 17 8 1.52
MI 484 154 3316 28 4 8 7 1.40
GB 484 38 596 10 2 6 3 1.39
KB 484 24 348 10 2 2 2 1.17
PP 484 18 297 8 2 3 3 1.27
PB 303 5 37 5 1 1 1 1.00
RK 484 4 30 4 1 1 1 1.00
HK 303 2 14 2 1 1 1 1.00
SFAa 484 391 25,890 33 9 106 19 2.44
SIa 484 262 10,778 35 6 21 11 1.91
WRa 484 4 14 1 1 2 2 1.33
  1. Labels: RK Rooikrans, PP Partridge Point, ST Simonstown, FH Fish Hoek, KLB Kalk Bay, MSZ Muizenberg, SFB Strandfontein, MI Macassar, GB Gordons Bay, KB Koeel Bay, PB Pringle Bay and HK Cape Hangklip