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Table 2 The percentage of migratory time in national waters (Chile, Peru, Ecuador) off the coast of South America of five humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) tagged off the Western Antarctic Peninsula

From: First description of migratory behavior of humpback whales from an Antarctic feeding ground to a tropical calving ground

Ptt Time in Chile (%) Time in Peru (%) Time in Ecuador (%) Total migratory route in national waters (%) Migratory route in international waters (%)
112699 48 28 3 79 21
121210 39 21 4 64 36
123232 39 25 6 70 30
131130 53 17 3 73 27
166123 39 30 7 75 25
  1. Only the five whales with complete migration tracks as generated by the BSAM model were included. Only the portions of the route where the whales had the option to be in national waters (e.g. not the Drake Passage) were included