Fish sing like birds!

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Most people don’t realize it, but fish make a variety of sounds…on purpose! This makes sense as it is often hard to see underwater, but sounds are transmitted quite well. Xavier Mouy is a Ph.D. student and colleague of mine at the University of Victoria, Canada. He is tackling the challenging task of documenting which species make which sounds. Turns … Read More

Underwater noise in Rockfish Conservation Areas

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An invited guest blog by Kat Nikolich, PhD student in our lab summarizing her research I have been helping with… Almost everything that humans do in the ocean produces┬ánoise. Motorized vessels, sonar, construction noise like drilling and pile-driving, oceanic oil and gas exploration, even offshore wind farms and tidal turbines that harness sustainable energy! These ubiquitous activities are all part … Read More