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By catch from fishing gear, such as driftnets and gillnets off the U.S. Atlantic coast

Hunting, cetaceans are targeted in Newfoundland and by Norwegian whalers off of Iceland and in the Barents Sea

Underwater sounds and anthropogenic noise - anthropogenic noise levels in the world's oceans are an increasing habitat concern, particularly for deep-diving cetaceans like Sowerby's beaked whales that use sound to feed, communicate, and navigate in the ocean


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