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Fish Yell When It’s Too Noisy

How fish deal with all the noise in their environment


April 25, 2019 

The ocean is noisy too

We are constantly exposed to noise, whether it’s walking by a construction site or the sound of a siren or a neighbor using a lawn mower. It’s getting harder and harder to find a quiet spot. That’s even true for fish. It turns out there are a lot of things that make noise underwater, including boat traffic, waves and even marine life.

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