boats and ships pose threat to southern resident killer whales

Boats and ships pose threat to Southern Resident killer whales

When endangered Southern Resident killer whales are using the inside waters of the Salish Sea, they are in the presence of boats and ships about 85% of the time. Ships reduce the amount of time whales can feed without noise interfering with the echolocation their predatory search behaviour depends on to catch salmon. Calculations of reduced feeding success for Southern Resident killer whales in…

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