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2009-08-20 13:54:26

A sonar station that counts salmon traveling up the Yukon River in Alaska malfunctioned this year, resulting in a smaller allowed catch, officials say. Russ Holder, federal fisheries manager for the Yukon, said the king salmon season looked like one of the poorest we've ever had, the Anchorage Daily News reported. In hindsight, it doesn't look as poor as those numbers indicated to us, he said. Because of the lower catch, enough fish got as far as the Canadian section of the river to fulfill a...

2009-07-31 08:00:00

MERRIMACK, N.H., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Raymarine, Inc., a world leader in marine electronics, today celebrated a year of remarkable product introductions and industry accolades.

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2009-07-07 15:40:00

A research paper co-written by a Virginia Tech faculty member explains a 60-year mystery behind a rare bat's nose that is unusually large for its species.

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2009-06-30 12:05:00

A team of researchers from the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) has shown scientifically that human beings can develop echolocation, the system of acoustic signals used by dolphins and bats to explore their surroundings.

2009-06-09 13:13:28

German scientists have discovered bats can use echolocation in identifying characteristics of other individual bats' voices to recognize each other. Researchers from the University of Tuebingen and the University of Applied Sciences in Konstanz said they first tested the ability of four greater mouse-eared bats to distinguish between the echolocation calls of other bats.

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2009-06-06 14:25:00

A new study shows that bats use sound for more than direction.

2009-06-05 09:05:47

Bats can use the characteristics of other bats' voices to recognize each other, according to a study by researchers from the University of Tuebingen, Germany and the University of Applied Sciences in Konstanz, Germany.

2009-05-12 07:00:00

Multiple AquaShield(TM) Diver Detection Sonar Units Ordered in Last Few Months GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc.

2009-05-07 09:00:00

ABERDEEN, Scotland and SEATTLE, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Seatronics, an established global supplier of electronic subsea equipment, has selected BlueView Technologies, Inc. as the latest addition to its core group of products. BlueView Technologies is a leading supplier of miniature multibeam sonar.

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2009-04-08 10:40:00

Military sonar exercises could be to blame for numerous beachings of dolphins and whales due to temporary deafness, scientists suggest in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters on Wednesday.


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