National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

Fish Hum, Purr and Click Underwater -- and Now Machines Can Understand Them

Wed, 01/19/2022
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(Inside Science) -- As the sun rises over the island of American Samoa, a chorus of animal voices drifts upward. They're not the calls of birds, though -- the purrs, clicks and groans are coming from under the water. New research shows how automation can make it increasingly easy to eavesdrop on the fish making the sounds and uncover how their environment impacts them. Jill Munger is quoted.