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Lull in ship noise after Sept. 11 attacks eased stress on right whales

Post Number:#1  Postby Marine News » Thu Feb 09, 2012 8:02 am

Lull in ship noise after Sept. 11 attacks eased stress on right whales
9 February 2012, 2:27 am

Exposure to low-frequency ship noise may be associated with chronic stress in whales, according to a new study. The study, conducted in Canada's Bay of Fundy, has implications for all baleen whales in areas with heavy ship traffic, and for the recovery of the endangered North Atlantic right whale population.

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