How Whales & Dolphins avoid Decompression Sickness? | WHALEZONE.TV S01 E05

By 11/11/2018WHALEZONE.TV

Hi everyone, welcome to a new episode of WHALEZONE.TV, which is now available on our blog! 

In this episode, Milou talks about what Decompression sickness is, and which methods Whales and Dolphins use to avoid the disease.

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Berta A. Third ed. – Marine Mammals Evolutionary biology. (2015)
Charlie E. – Decompression Sickness. (2013)
Daniel Garcia P. – Pulmonary ventilation–perfusion mismatch: a novel hypothesis for how diving vertebrates may avoid the bends. (2018)
Thalmann E. – Decompression Illness: What Is It and What Is The Treatment? Divers Alert Network. (2004)


About Milou

Milou is Marine Biologist, and was Marine Wildlife Guide at TERRA AZUL from 2010 to 2019. She is from Holland, and is passionate about being out in the ocean with wildlife, informing visitors, and collecting field imagery and data for local Cetaceans and Sea Turtles Research & Conservation projects.

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