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Underwater Robot Tracks Endangered Sea Turtles

by Wochit 0:42 mins

Underwater Robot Tracks Endangered Sea Turtles

by Wochit 0:42 mins

For the first time ever, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency scientists have tracked endangered sea turtles remotely — using an underwater robot. The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle uses side-scan sonar technology to detect the creatures swimming and resting on the sea floor at a known turtle hotspot near North Carolina. Larisa Avens, a research fishery biologist at NOAA fisheries, said "We're looking for aspects of the acoustic signature that are turtle-shaped.


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