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WHOI-Led Report Links Sonar to Whale Strandings

… Now, an international team of researchers reports in a paper led by Tyack the first data on how beaked whales respond to naval sonar exercises. Their results suggest that sonar indeed affects the behavior and movement of whales. Tyack and his colleagues used...

Underwater Noise Disturbs Whales 120 Miles Away

Pulsing sounds made by technology used to monitor fish stocks may affect how baleen whales communicate, even at great distances. Marine biologists working in Massachusetts waters noticed that humpback whales sang less during the fall of 2006, when a low frequency...

Marine mammals could suffer bends

Marine mammals could suffer bends, say scientists Whales and seals could be prone to the same decompression sickness as human divers, according to a new study. The work by scientists at St Andrews University found evidence of bubble formation in the bodies of...
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