BOEM and Industry Collaborate on Humpback Whale Behavioral Response Study

Behavioural Responses of Australian Humpback Whales to Seismic Surveys is a large, four-year collaborative study investigating the effects of seismic airguns on the behavior of humpback whales during migration. This full study aims to test how humpback whales respond to seismic airguns on both the East Coast and West Coast of Australia. The project will be one of the largest, most complex and advanced Behavioral Response Studies in cetaceans ever undertaken.  Funding is being provided by the by the Joint Industry Program on E&P Sound and Marine Life and by BOEM.

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