The Front Cover
Acoustic mitigation devices are one of industrystandard solutions for preventing adverse effects of marine infrastructural development works. FaunaGuard, developed by Ace Aquatec, is a set of species-specific devices which are available for marine contractors and other interested parties to hire. These modular devices create a marine mammal exclusion zone by targeting their respective hearing ranges and repelling them with specialised underwater sound patterns. On page 6 you can read more about the system..
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