U.S. Navy Ships Participate in Marine Mammal Studies

Independent researchers working in coordination with the Navy ships USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Cape St. George (CG 71) conducted ground-breaking marine mammal behavioral response studies (BRSs) on the Navy’s Southern California Offshore Range in July.

The studies occured July 8-12 with the destroyer Dewey and July 28-30 with the cruiser Cape St. George. During the studies, scientists attached data tags to a total of six marine mammals and tracked the animals’ movements and behavior in response to sonar signals from the ships

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