Underwater, low-frequency noise in a coastal sea turtle habitat.

  title={Underwater, low-frequency noise in a coastal sea turtle habitat.},
  author={Y Samuel and Stephen J. Morreale and Christopher W. Clark and Charles H. Greene and Milo E. Richmond},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  volume={117 3 Pt 1},
Underwater sound was recorded in one of the major coastal foraging areas for juvenile sea turtles in the Peconic Bay Estuary system in Long Island, New York. The recording season of the underwater environment coincided with the sea turtle activity season in an inshore area where there is considerable boating and recreational activity, especially during the summer between Independence Day and Labor Day. Within the range of sea turtle hearing, average noise pressure reached 110 dB during periods… 

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