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How does acoustic trauma kill dolphins? Has anyone ever seen a dolphin killed by acoustic trauma?
10 of the 17 animals found dead had broken periotic bones, that is, due to acoustic impact. The source of the impact was from the right side of the pod, since hemorragic internal ear was found in the right side of the stranded animals. We know that the use of dynamite is common among fishermen, and that fishermen are taking the meat of the stranded dolphins. This could be the cause of death of the animals...however, the signs do not correspond to that of explosive impact in their bodies. We talked today with people from the oil company and they say they haven't performed any seismic exploration in the area this month. However, here in Peru these companies don't need to do the seismic assessment themselves. Read more: digitaljournal.com...
Originally posted by nosacrificenofreedom
You are correct radar uses radio waves but sonar uses acoustics or sound waves!
Though we have been using this technology for over 70 years so what has changed?