Plastic beads could make nets more visible to cetaceans, scientists say

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

They fit the nets with transparent beads made of acrylic glass. The material has approximately the same density as water, so it adds hardly any extra weight to the fishing gear. But when it is hit by biosonar, the polymer sends back an extraordinarily strong echo, warning animals that there is something ahead.


This is just No, No, No! Remember about the dangers of plastic? Learn more here: Cleaning up our oceans…before it’s too late T-Time, May 2020 - Trish Riley


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