Snapping shrimp may act as 'dinner bell' for gray whales off Oregon coast

Audio recordings of Hurricanes Irma and Maria's passage over Puerto Rico document how the calls of coastal critters changed in response to the deadly storms. The hurricanes caused a major disruption in the acoustic activity of snapping shrimp, a reduction in insect and bird sounds, and potentially an intensification of fish choruses, according to new research presented at the Ocean Sciences Meeting Friday.

Snapping shrimp may act as 'dinner bell' for gray whales off Oregon coast

Scientists have for the first time captured the sounds of snapping shrimp off the Oregon coast and think the loud crackling from the snapping of their claws may serve as a dinner bell for eastern ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Phys.org

Snapping shrimp may act as 'dinner bell' for gray whales off Oregon coast, Tue 13 Feb 18 from ScienceDaily

Snapping Shrimp 'Dinner Bell' May Tell Gray Whales When to Eat

The racket created by snapping shrimp could be one of the factors drawing eastern Pacific gray whales to the waters off the Oregon coast.

Thu 15 Feb 18 from National Geographic

Hurricanes Irma and Maria temporarily altered choruses of land and sea animals

Audio recordings of Hurricanes Irma and Maria's passage over Puerto Rico document how the calls of coastal critters changed in response to the deadly storms. The hurricanes caused a major disruption ...

Thu 15 Feb 18 from Eurekalert

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