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Acoustic playback experiments to study behavioral responses of free-ranging marine animals to anthropogenic sound

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Acoustic playback experiments to study behavioral responses of free-ranging marine animals to anthropogenic sound. / Tyack, Peter Lloyd.

In: Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 395, 03.12.2009, p. 187-200.

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Tyack, PL 2009, 'Acoustic playback experiments to study behavioral responses of free-ranging marine animals to anthropogenic sound', Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol. 395, pp. 187-200. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps08363

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Tyack, P. L. (2009). Acoustic playback experiments to study behavioral responses of free-ranging marine animals to anthropogenic sound. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 395, 187-200. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps08363

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Tyack PL. Acoustic playback experiments to study behavioral responses of free-ranging marine animals to anthropogenic sound. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2009 Dec 3;395:187-200. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps08363

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Tyack, Peter Lloyd. / Acoustic playback experiments to study behavioral responses of free-ranging marine animals to anthropogenic sound. In: Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2009 ; Vol. 395. pp. 187-200.

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