Bristol Bay Beluga Whales' Hearing is Healthy, For Now

May 20, 2014

Findings from a study conducted by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in the summer of 2012 has led researchers to believe the Bristol Bay beluga whale population’s hearing is healthy and well, but that could change with increased human induced water related noise. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has the details.

Marine biologists collect study samples from a Bristol Bay beluga whale in the summer of 2012.
Credit Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution