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Another explanation involves the recovery of blue whale populations, which were nearly hunted to extinction during the first half of the last century. It’s only since hunting ceased that they’ve been recorded. Maybe songs were higher-pitched when recording started, because the whales had to sing extra-loud in order to reach their scattered brethren. Now that there are more, they can lower their voices and their pitch.
Originally posted by Aquarius1
Agreed that they are not only intelligent but more so then us, I hope one day to swim with the Dolphins, my young grandchildren swam with them last year in Miami and still talk about it.
The Seaquarium in Miami Florida had a display of Florida lobsters. The lobsters kept vanishing and the manager thought, perhaps, one of the employees was making off with them. Or maybe somebody was sneaking in over the fence at night and stealing them. The Night watchman himself was one of the suspects and was determined to catch the thief if only to clear himself. Again and again the lobsters vanished but he couldn't catch anyone doing it. One night he went about his rounds as normal and then slipped back into the main display area and waited. After 30 minutes he thought he saw something happening in the lobster tank and he turned on all the lights. A big octopus was in the lobster tank. The watchman ran around to the walkway above the tanks and as he entered the area he saw the octopus lugging its captive lobster along the walkway, hell bent for its own tank. When they checked the octopus tank they found the empty shells of the stolen lobsters buried under the rocks. Octopus can obviously learn new tricks all by themselves.
Originally posted by mopusvindictus
I think the obvious answer is that they are really smart and they are simply changing their language to accommodate being able to continue communication through all the noise pollution. Same as you or I raising our voices in a crowded bar for example.
Just a guess, but allot of these creatures are just as bright as you and I, maybe brighter....
Understanding what they are saying I think is incredibly vital...
We quest for alien intelligence but it's already floating around in our oceans
Originally posted by Thain Esh Kelch
What else it could be.. I have no idea. Sound pollution sounds strange, since there wouldn't be much of that out at deep sea I assume.