Marine Technology Society News Releases

Researchers Double Depth At Which Technology Can Identify Whale Prey

10/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

 Shipboard echosounders can help scientists find and identify life in the ocean, such as schools of fish to diving seabirds, and squid – a favorite meal of beaked and sperm whales, until they swim deeper than 600 meters below the surface. An innovative way has been found to solve that problem using underwater robots that can dive deeper, effectively doubling the echosounder’s reach. Read more.

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