The story is based on our peer-reviewed paper: Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. 2019. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132.

Media have picked up on the potential link between noise from shipping etc and the decline of mussel banks in the Firth of Forth. 

Period8 Jul 2019