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MIT Sea Grant Project May Aid In Effort To Save Right Whales

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June 29, 1999
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Scientists have long known that marine mammals such as whales and porpoises have distinctive vocalization sounds. Now researchers at MIT Sea Grant's Center for Fisheries Engineering are hoping that intercepting those distinctive sounds by a floating buoy will help save the endangered right whale.

CAMBRIDGE, MA. -- Scientists have long known that marine mammals such as whales and porpoises have distinctive vocalization sounds. Now researchers at MIT Sea Grant's Center for Fisheries Engineering are hoping that intercepting those distinctive sounds by a floating buoy will help save the endangered right whale.


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