Publication - Report

Acoustic deterrence using startle sounds: long term effectiveness and effects on odontocetes

Published: 25 Nov 2013
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781784120801

This report presents the findings of field experiments aimed as testing the long-term effectiveness of a new deterrence method (acoustic startle reflex)on pinnipeds.

46 page PDF

1.2 MB

46 page PDF

1.2 MB

Contents
Acoustic deterrence using startle sounds: long term effectiveness and effects on odontocetes
Acknowledgements

46 page PDF

1.2 MB

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank Meridian Salmon Ltd for their help in carrying out these experiments. We are particularly grateful for the help from Area Manager Iain Webster and Site Managers Kenny Robertson and Alistair Geddes. Warren Harvey was very helpful in monitoring the equipment, filling in many data sheets and providing support at the test site. In Orkney we would like to thank Fiona Winthorpe and her staff for help in the field. Stephanie King, Livio Favaro, Emma Whittington, Pete Buchanan, and Caya Sievers helped with data collection and analysis.


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