Researchers Studying Killer Whales

Three Killer whales (Orca) swim along side researchers.
C. Kyburg; Obtained under NMFS permit #14534

Researchers from the SOCAL-10 research partnership study the behavior of orcas (commonly called killer whales) and how they react to sonar and other noisy human activities. The partnership is bringing more information about how marine mammals, who often rely on sound for foraging, communication and navigation, are impacted. Read more in the blog post from researchers. 

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