Covid-19 allows scientists to hear underwater animals for the first time

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Michelle Dickinson. (Photo / Supplied)

Covid-19 allows scientists to hear underwater animals for the first time

Author
Newstalk ZB ,
Publish Date
Sun, 24 May 2020, 1:05PM

Nanogirl Michelle Dickinson has been looking for a positive science story to emerge from Covid-19 - and has found one in a particularly squeaky lobster.

With people being under lockdown and boats remaining moored up, the oceans have become incredibly quiet. 

And that means marine biologists are able to hear what some aquatic animals sound like for the first time.

Dickinson joined Francesca Rudkin to discuss one particular study involving lobsters.

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