Category Archives: Marine Biology

Whales, Turtles, Decompression and Hyperbaric Chambers

A little while ago I fielded a question about breath hold divers of the non human kind. The question was simple enough, “Do dolphins and whales also benefit from the effects of higher pressure of oxygen as they dive, as humans do in a hyperbaric chamber?” The answer proved a little more complicated than the question, but to summarise it

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