Whale-watching boat noise found to disrupt mother an calf resting times

Researcher say as engine noise went up, humpback whale mothers’ breathing rate increased and they swam faster

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Last updated on 22 June 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Australia
Region: 
Indian Ocean
Threats: 
Human Disturbance
Species: 
Megaptera novaeangliae
Species group: 
Marine mammals