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Don’t Blame Fish for West Seattle Hum

Don’t blame a fish mating call for the humming noise that annoyed West Seattle residents over the Labor Day weekend, says a University of Washington associate professor who studies the Midshipman fish,

09/12/2012

A screen grab of the Midshipman fish. (Credit: allkayakfishing.com)

Fish Mating Call Blamed For Loud Humming Sound In West Seattle

A loud, ominous humming sound has been keeping a portion of West Seattle residents awake at night. Some have even reportedly been jarred from sleep by the low rumble, sometimes described as a growl, accompanying it. The Marine Biology program at the University of Washington may have solved the mystery of its source – the Midshipman fish.

09/07/2012

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