Study about the effects of anthropogenic wakes on top predators
A study published in Communications Biology on the 4th of April 2019 examines whether localised wakes from man-made structures can generate predictable foraging hotspots for top predators.
The findings demonstrate that wake features, predictable in time and space, persistently attract top predators at highly localised scales. The wake of a tidal energy structure promotes a localised and persistent feeding area for animals, with a greater number of seabirds compared to an area of a natural wake.
You can download the full report here.