Definition of bioacoustics in English:
plural noun[treated as singular]
The branch of acoustics concerned with sounds produced by or affecting living organisms, especially as relating to communication.
- In 1997 Canadas and Sagarminaga expanded into bioacoustics, using a hydrophone - an underwater microphone - to study dolphin communication.
- Sonar technology, bioacoustics science to be used to detect manatees, alert boaters.
- Somewhere along the line, I fell in with the charismatic megafauna, and now I work on the physiology, bioenergetics, behavior, and bioacoustics of marine mammals.
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