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Nuclear bomb detectors found a secret population of blue whales by Briana Brownell
Landow, S. (2021, June 8). New population of blue whales discovered with help of bomb detectors. Phys.org; Phys.org. https://phys.org/news/2021-06-population-blue-whales-detectors.html
Baker, H. (2021, June 10). Nuclear bomb detectors uncover secret population of blue whales hiding in Indian Ocean. Livescience.com; Live Science. https://www.livescience.com/secret-blue-whale-population-discovered.html
Leroy, E. C., Royer, J.-Y., Alling, A., Maslen, B., & Rogers, T. L. (2021). Multiple pygmy blue whale acoustic populations in the Indian Ocean: whale song identifies a possible new population. Scientific Reports, 11(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-88062-5
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