Study: deep-diving marine mammals suffer heart arrhythmias

January 20, 2015 6:22 PM

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Study: deep-diving marine mammals suffer heart arrhythmias

"In terms of the dive response and heart rate, it's not a perfect system," said Terrie Williams.

In a recent study, scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz found that many seals and dolphins suffer irregular heartbeats during deep dives.

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