Thursday, May 5, 2011

Proof that Giant Squids were Killed by Sound

According to Michel André, a marine bioacoustician at Barcelona’s Technical University of Catalonia, noise pollution in the ocean is having a much broader effect on marine life than previously thought. The finding suggests that low-frequency sounds from human activities can affect squid and other cephalopods, not just whales and other marine mammals, which have long been thought to be vulnerable to such pulses.

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