Penguins Are Key Indicators of Ocean Health, Study Shows
The research team collected 30,171 dive records from 74 penguins, and used a technique called hydro-acoustic survey to measure sounds in water as the penguins chased their favoured preys - sardine and anchovy, writes Stephanie Achieng' for SciDev.net.
The Conversation Africa, 30 May 2019
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Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa.
SciDev.Net, 28 May 2019
The foraging behaviour of African penguins could provide useful information to aid fisheries management, a study conducted in South Africa suggests. Read more »
News24Wire, 22 May 2019
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