The Relationship between Vessel Traffic and Noise Levels Received by Killer Whales (Orcinus orca)

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Whale watching has become increasingly popular as an ecotourism activity around the globe and is beneficial for environmental education and local economies. Southern Resident killer whales (Orcinus orca) comprise an endangered population that is frequently observed by a large whale watching fleet in the inland waters of Washington state and British Columbia… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140119

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@inproceedings{Houghton2015TheRB, title={The Relationship between Vessel Traffic and Noise Levels Received by Killer Whales (Orcinus orca)}, author={Juliana Houghton and Marla M. Holt and Deborah A. Giles and M. Bradley Hanson and Candice K. Emmons and Jeffrey Hogan and Trevor A Branch and Glenn R. Vanblaricom and Zhiqun Deng}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2015} }