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  • Lack of behavioural responses of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) indicate limited effectiveness of sonar mitigation 

    Wensveen, Paul J.; Kvadsheim, Petter H.; Lam, Frans-Peter A.; von Benda-Beckmann, Alexander M.; Sivle, Lise D.; Visser, Fleur; Curé, Charlotte; Tyack, Peter L.; Miller, Patrick J. O. (2017-11-15) - Journal article
    Exposure to underwater sound can cause permanent hearing loss and other physiological effects in marine animals. To reduce this risk, naval sonars are sometimes gradually increased in intensity at the start of transmission ...
  • Modeling distribution and abundance of Antarctic baleen whales using ships of opportunity 

    Williams, Robert; Hedley, Sharon L.; Hammond, Philip Steven (2006-06) - Journal article
    Information on animal abundance and distribution is at the cornerstone of many wildlife and conservation strategies. However, these data can be difficult and costly to obtain for cetacean species. The expense of sufficient ...
  • Underwater ambient noise in a baleen whale migratory habitat off the Azores 

    Romagosa, Miriam; Cascão, Irma; Merchant, Nathan D.; Lammers, Marc O.; Giacomello, Eva; Marques, Tiago A.; Silva, Mónica A. (2017-04-25) - Journal article
    Assessment of underwater noise is of particular interest given the increase in noise-generating human activities and the potential negative effects on marine mammals which depend on sound for many vital processes. The ...