Takeaways:

  • In recent years, researchers have developed new tagging designs that help minimise the impact their research might have on animals.
  • A “Fitbit for whales” has been designed, which measures movement, acoustics, depth of travel, as well as their heart rate, cardiac energetics and blood oxygen level.
  • The device is attached using a suction cup to ensure it is as minimally intrusive as possible.

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