Sounds about right: great whites aren’t scared of man-made noises
Research shows Australian reef sharks are more affected by underwater low frequency sounds than our whites
Sharks have a fearsome reputation but most are skittish and swim away from strange noises, an underwater sound study has found.
However, the great white was not as skittish as other species, according to the study presented last week at a bioacoustics conference hosted by SA researchers.
Researchers used a baited underwater camera rig fitted with a speaker emitting low-frequency sounds of the type used by some shark-repellent devices...