Shipping noise drowning out Auckland whale and fish chatter

1/9/2018
"This is an unknown side-effect that has occurred from reducing the shipping speed in the Gulf to reduce whale strike." Forest and Bird marine spokesman Anton van Helden said while it was great the speed reduction was having an impact, the Hauraki Gulf was still a noisy place for fish and marine ...
Ports of Auckland head of communications Matt Ball said it was pleasing to see the work to reduce whale deaths caused by shipping was also helping reduce ship noise. "As the report's authors note, the voluntary speed limit of 10 knots is having a significant effect on helping reduce noise in the Gulf to ...

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