Ecosystem overviews

Greenland Sea Ecosystem Overview

Pressure: Noise

Underwater noise from shipping, seismic surveys, and fishing covers a wide range of frequencies that have been demonstrated to influence marine organisms, in particular marine mammals. For example, underwater noise affects the ability of marine mammals to communicate effectively, as well as impacting on their behaviour as evidenced by changes in the movement patterns of narwhals in the ecoregion.​​​

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Greenland Sea Ecosystem Overview

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