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Loud sonar deafens isle dolphin in study - Hawaii News

There are 5 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Apr 9, 2009, titled Loud sonar deafens isle dolphin in study - Hawaii News. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

University of Hawaii and other scientists are suggesting that sonar used by the military can cause hearing loss in marine mammals, but only when it is extremely loud and close.

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Honolulu, HI

#1 Apr 9, 2009
Dr. Aran Mooney is a good looking man
A Fish Out of H2O


#2 Apr 9, 2009
How did those scientist figure that out????????

Kailua Kona, HI

#3 Apr 11, 2009
The sensory system of the whales & porposes may need further study. Mimiking the distinguishing, discerning sonar presentation of the mammals may be interesting. What is the amperage/wattage of a whale made sonar signal that goes clear around the earth then bounce back, still discernable?
Manapua Man


#4 Apr 11, 2009
Gee, I wonder how they came to that conclusion???????? My grandson could have told them that!!!!!!!!
Chad Dapp

Keauhou, HI

#5 Apr 11, 2009
news flash!
sticking a toothpick in your eye can cause blindness!
but only if you stick it in really hard.
Thanks Dr, Obvious

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