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Noise pollution also threatens fish

October 1, 2012 | Author: Freelance Writer Mary Bates, Ph.D.
Snapper school

Man-made noises, from oil and gas rigs, shipping, and sonar exercises, threaten more than just marine mammals. Most fish hear well and sound plays an important role in their lives. AAAS Fellow Arthur Popper has studied fish hearing for decades, and is now focusing his research on the impact of noise pollution on fish behavior and health.