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    Re: Noisy Sea Surface
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2003 Nov 14, 16:32 -0500

    On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 15:52:56 -0500, Elizabeth Whelan wrote:
    
    >From what I understand, the shrimp-like krill are usually found in large
    >swarms and feed on algae (as on the boat bottom), so that although they are
    >very small, thousands of them nibbling can make quite an odd noise when
    >heard from inside the boat. I have only ever heard them in the warmer
    >climes.
    >
    I heard something like this when touring a wooden ferry (museum piece)
    in San Diego. The docent gave the same explanation as Elizabeth above.
    
    I have never heard the like in New England or the Chesapeake.
    
    
    
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                       J36 Gjo/a
    
    
    
    A Great White dorsal fin, close enough alongside that the tail fin was outside peripheral vision
    
    
    

       
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