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05/07/2017

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Rob Enever

SNH rightly point out that just because noise is detectable there is no evidence that it causes harm. The seal deterrents used are orders of magnitude louder than the ADDs fishermen use on their nets to minimise cetacean bycatch. Environmental managers and policy makers need to be careful not to confuse these issues. This unproven assertion of ensonification could prevent uptake of effective ADDs or 'pingers' which are proven to mitigate bycatch (THE biggest threat marine mammals face).

lisa

Great awareness but sad to the sea mammals

ndemi

I just love this blog.

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