UK's chatty fish to be recorded

UK's chatty fish to be recorded
 

The seas around Britain may be getting so noisy that fish species like cod and haddock now have some difficulty communicating with each other.
And if their chatter is being obscured, it could hamper their ability to breed.
Steve Simpson and colleagues are testing the idea by dragging hydrophones through coastal waters to record the marine soundscape.
It has long been recognised that large marine mammals are susceptible to noise pollution - as are coral reef fish.
But the new study intends to understand the impacts on some more familiar UK fish species.
"Cod particularly have very... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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