Marine finfish aquaculture and its appeal to bottlenose dolphins

9. Oktober 2013
By | Source: OceanCare Blog

by Silvia Bonizzoni and Giovanni Bearzi Bottlenose dolphins in the Mediterranean are increasingly attracted by marine finfish aquaculture facilities. Availability of prey near fish farms may help dolphins to survive in areas that have been intensively overfished. However, foraging near coastal fish farms may expose the animals to pollution and anthropogenic noise. Between October 2010 and […]

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