Environ Pollut 2021 Apr 16;285:117148. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Hatherly Laboratories, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4PS, UK; Departamento de Zoología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas, Universidad de Concepción, Casilla 160-C, Concepción, Chile; Instituto Milenio de Oceanografía (IMO), Universidad de Concepción, Chile. Electronic address:
Acoustic pollution in aquatic environments has increased with adverse effects on many aquatic organisms. However, little work has been done considering the effects of the vibratory component of acoustic stimuli, which can be transmitted in the substrate and propagated into the aquatic medium. Benthic marine organisms, including many invertebrates, are capable of sensing seabed vibration, yet the responses they trigger on organism have received little attention. Read More