Ear-splitting sonar

日期:2019-03-06 02:10:02 作者:仇楞 阅读:

A mass stranding of whales and dolphins in the Bahamas in March has been linked to underwater noises made by the US Navy. Marine mammal specialists who examined the animals say that haemorrhages in and around their ears suggest that they became disoriented after a very loud noise. While low-frequency naval sonar has been suspected of harming whales in the past, this is the first time mid-level frequencies, commonly used by battleships, have attracted attention. “This is an obvious red flag that these systems have to be thoroughly reviewed,