Amid the almost unnatural quiet from lockdowns due to coronavirus, scientists have found yet another reminder of how much harm human activity can do to wildlife.

Hormonal changes caused by motorboat noise make clownfish stressed, aggressive, and often lead them to hide and skip their meals, a new study has found.

A team of scientists from France, Chile, and the U.K., which worked on the reefs around Moorea Island in French Polynesia, found that anemonefish or clownfish are highly affected by motorboat noise, a source of their unusual behavior.

According to the study published by Environmental Pollution journal, and

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