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The devices ed es were created by the Sea Mammal Research Unit at St Andrews University and use hydrophones in the water to monitor noise levels.
The wardens have informed Dr Ailsa Hall, senior research scientist with the Sea Mammal Research Unit in Scotland.
Scientists at the Sea Mammal Research Unit at St Andrews University had known propellers were killing the mammals but could not work out what was attracting them to the danger off the coast of Scotland.
Professor Ian Boyd, director of the NERC Sea Mammal Research Unit at the University of St Andrews, said: 'The law is already adequate to allow for total protection, depending on how the Government wants to use it.
The project, based on Siemens Mobile technology, will involve the University of St Andrews Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU), a world leader in the study of seal ecology, developing special tags which will collect and relay dive and position information from grey seals and 'text message' the data back to St Andrews when they return to land after feeding trips.
wondered Martin, a scientist at the Natural Environment Research Council's Sea Mammal Research Unit in Cambridge, England.
Scot land's env i ronment secretary, Richard Lochhead, has called in the Sea Mammal Research Unit at St Andrews University to investigate.
The Sea Mammal Research Unit warned the islands' population of common seals has dropped by more than a third to fewer than 4,000 since 1997.