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Responses of cetaceans to anthropogenic noise
1 Since the last thorough review of the effects of anthropogenic noise on cetaceans in 1995, a substantial number of research reports has been published and our ability to document response(s), orExpand
Evidence that ship noise increases stress in right whales
Baleen whales (Mysticeti) communicate using low-frequency acoustic signals. These long-wavelength sounds can be detected over hundreds of kilometres, potentially allowing contact over largeExpand
North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) ignore ships but respond to alerting stimuli
North Atlantic right whales were extensively hunted during the whaling era and have not recovered. One of the primary factors inhibiting their recovery is anthropogenic mortality caused by shipExpand
Individual right whales call louder in increased environmental noise
The ability to modify vocalizations to compensate for environmental noise is critical for successful communication in a dynamic acoustic environment. Many marine species rely on sound for vital lifeExpand
Does the marine biosphere mix the ocean
Ocean mixing is thought to control the climatically important oceanic overturning circulation. Here we argue the marine biosphere, by a mechanism like the bioturbation occurring in marine sediments,Expand
Errata: Marine Mammal Noise Exposure Criteria: Updated Scientific Recommendations for Residual Hearing Effects
sources, exposure criteria are given in frequencyweighted sound exposure level (SEL, given in This article evaluates Southall et al. (2007) in light units relative to 1 μPa-s or (20 μPa)-s for waterExpand
Bottlenose dolphins as indicators of persistent organic pollutants in the western North Atlantic Ocean and northern Gulf of Mexico.
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) including legacy POPs (PCBs, chlordanes, mirex, DDTs, HCB, and dieldrin) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants were determined in 300 blubberExpand
Sound production behavior of individual North Atlantic right whales: implications for passive acoustic monitoring
Passive acoustic monitoring is being used to detect vocalizing marine mammals. Data on call types and individual rates of sound production are necessary to use passive acoustics to identify species,Expand
Florida manatees, Trichechus manatus latirostris, respond to approaching vessels
Florida manatees inhabit shallow coastal and estuarine waters of the southeast US, a range that brings them into frequent contact with vessels. More than 30% of documented annual mortalities areExpand
Prey detection by bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus: an experimental test of the passive listening hypothesis
Bottlenose dolphins possess a sophisticated echolocation system, but evidence suggests that they use this sensory modality sparingly in the wild. Several authors have noted that soniferous fish areExpand